Coming into the weekend Kobayashi had the World Cup already wrapped up although he will be looking to try and take the Planica7 to go along with his Four Hills Grand Slam from earlier in the week.
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The Japanese jumped brilliantly on Thursday to secure top spot in qualification and with a distance of 242.0 and points of 229.1 he led the way after the opening jump on Friday.
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Kobayashi seals Planica7 title to cap off fantastic campaign
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However in trickier second jump conditions Kobayashi struggled a bit and out-jumped by every other competitor to finish in the top ten.

Kobayashi falls short as Eisenbichler secures victory

Eisenbichler was the man to take advantage as he achieved the rare achievement of winning his first individual World Cup event after his first individual World Championship gold.

One of the best - Eisenbichler finally beats Kobayashi with brilliant second jump

He is the first German to win a World Cup event since Severin Freund in Vikersund in 2015. Poland’s Piotr Zyla completed the podium just ahead of local duo Timi Zajc and Domen Prevc.
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Kobayashi ends incredible season in style
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