Kamil Stoch earned an impressive victory in Lillehammer ©Getty Images

Poland’s Kamil Stoch backed up his qualification performance by winning the International Ski Federation Ski Jumping World Cup in Lillehammer.

Stoch had topped yesterday’s qualification standings comfortably at the Lysgårdsbakkene Ski Jumping Arena, host of the 1994 Winter Olympic competition.

The Pyeongchang 2018 large hill champion impressed again today as he produced the two furthest jumps of the competition.

He managed distances of 140.5 and 141 metres, giving him a total of 306.4 points for the competition.

Stoch was followed by his compatriot Dawid Kubacki, who settled for second place with total of 278.7 points.

The top four were a repeat of yesterday’s qualification standings, with Norway’s Robert Johansson rounding off the podium on 273.7 points.

Poland's Dawid Kubacki finished as the runner-up ©Getty Images
Poland's Dawid Kubacki finished as the runner-up ©Getty Images

His compatriot Andreas Stjernen missed out in fourth place, the local jumper ending on 272.5 points.

The first change from qualification came when Germany’s Richard Freitag finished in fifth place with 271.1 points.

Today’s event marked the halfway stage of Raw Air taking place on all four Norwegian hills.

Stoch heads the standings on 1,141.5 points and followed by Johansson on 1,085.5.

Norway’s Johann André Forfang completes the top three with a tally of 1,055.5 points.

Trondheim and Vikersund are due to hold the final two events, which form part of the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup circuit.