Germany triumphed in the team event at the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup event in Zakopane ©Getty Images

Germany triumphed in the team event at the International Ski Federation (FIS) Ski Jumping World Cup contest in Zakopane, Poland.

The German side of overall World Cup leader Karl Geiger, Constantin Schmid, Stephan Leyhe and Markus Eisenbichler scored a total of 1,182.2 points to win. 

Their victory saw them secure back-to-back titles, having topped the podium at the Polish resort last year. 

In second was a strong Norwegian team of Marius Lindvik, Robert Johansson, Daniel-André Tande and Johann André Forfang with 1,142.2, while Slovenia's Anže Lanišek, brothers Domen and Peter Prevc and Timi Zajc finished third on 1,125.0. 

The result saw Germany move up into third place in the Nations Cup standings on 2,592 points.

Despite finishing off the podium, Austria maintained their lead and have 2,946 points, while Norway remain in second on 2,757. 

Competition continues tomorrow on the Wielka Krokiew ski jumping hill with the individual event. 

Dawid Kubacki of Poland will be aiming for a home triumph.

He is currently in imperious form, having taken the Four Hills title and triumphing in a Titisee-Neustadt double-header last weekend.