Stefan Kraft has finished top of qualification on the first two days of the Ski Jumping World Cup in Oberstdorf ©Getty Images

Austria’s Stefan Kraft has topped qualification at the International Ski Federation Ski Jumping World Cup on the second consecutive day in Oberstdorf, Germany.

Kraft dominated the first day of qualification with a score of 230.7 points - 6.1 more than his closest challenger, Slovenia’s Anže Lanišek.

On this occasion, it was far tighter between Kraft and his closest rival.

The two-time ski jumping overall World Cup champion combined his scores of 223.2 and 189.8 to finish on 413.

Right behind him was Žiga Jelar, who tallied 207.9 and 203.4 to conclude the first-round event on 411.3 points.

Jelar’s Slovenian compatriots, Timi Zajc and Anže Lanišek, followed him in third and fourth.

Zajc complete his round with totals of 188.1 and 211.9 to end exactly on 400.0.

Lanišek scored 202.4 and 196.1 to complete his day on 398.5.

Following the elimination of 10 more skiers, 30 competitors will participate in tomorrow’s World Cup final.