Norway's Maren Lundby took the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup title after her second place finish in Nizhny Tagil ©Getty Images

Norway's Maren Lundby took the International Ski Federation (FIS) Ski Jumping World Cup title after finishing second in today's competition in Nizhny Tagil.

Lundby, crowned world champion last month in Seefeld, finished second in the Russian resort with 245.5 points.

She was beaten by Germany's Juliane Seyfarth, who scored 252.6 points.

Another Norwegian completed the podium, with Anna Odine Stroem taking third place with 233.9 points. 

Lundby's second place finish was enough to give her the overall World Cup title with three events still to go this season.

She has built an unassailable lead in the standings of 1,693 points, with Germany's Katharina Althaus her nearest opponent on 1,308.

Seyfarth is currently third with a total score of 1,171 points.

Another contest is due to take place in Nizhny Tagil tomorrow. 

Over in the Norwegian town of Vikersund, the men's team competition was taking place.

This was won by the Slovenian team of Anže Semenič, Peter Prevc, Domen Prevc and Timi Zajc with 1632.9 points.

"We had a really strong team today and it was a lot of fun," said Prevc.

Germany's team of Constantin Schmid, Richard Freitag, Karl Geiger and Markus Eisenbichler finished second with 1606.3 points.

 Austria's Michael Hayboeck, Philipp Aschenwald, Daniel Huber and Stefan Kraft came third with 1562.8 points.

The men's individual competition is scheduled to take place tomorrow.