Austria and Slovenia won in Friuli-Venezia Giulia today at the 2023 European Youth Olympic Winter Festival ©Getty Images

Austria and Slovenia's ski jumping teams have won the boys' and girls' team gold medals on day four of the Friuli-Venezia Giulia 2023 European Youth Olympic Winter Festival.

In the men's competition, the team of Stephan Embacher, Johannes Poelz, Jakob Steinberger and Simon Steinberger of Austria took the gold medal with a total of 976.5 points.

Poland were a sizable margin off the mark of the winners in second place, with a score of 890.2, followed by Germany on 874.3.

Slovenia were a distant fourth. 

However, Slovenia took the girls' gold, thanks to the work of Nika Prevc, Tinkara Komar, Taja Bodlaj and Katarina Pirnovar, who scored 440.5 between them.

Hosts Italy were more than 100 points behind them for the silver medal on 337.9, followed closely by Germany on 324.1 for the bronze.

In ski mountaineering, Spain took the gold medal in the sprint mixed relay thanks to the efforts of Laia Selles Sanchez and Miguel Fenoll Fernandez.

They crossed the line in 42min 47.5sec, with Lynn Pollinger and Mathieu Pharisa of Switzerland taking second in 43:12.07 and Italians Melissa Bertolina and Erik Canovi finishing with the bronze less than three seconds further back.

Victories went to Switzerland and Germany in the girls' and boys' ski cross finals too.

Swiss skier Chiara von Moos was the first in the girls' race to cross the line, followed by Germany's Mattli Fersch and Alexandra Nilsson of Sweden, meaning Tifenn Miorcec de Kerdanet of France missed the podium.

Nico Offenwanger won the boys' race, with William Young Shing of Sweden and Italy's Paolo Piccolo finishing with silver and bronze.

Austrian Leonie Raich was dominant in the girls' slalom today, the only Alpine skiing final to take place on day five.

Her bottom half of the slope was the best of the lot, finishing in a time of 1:32.83, 0.89sec in front of silver medallist Laila Illig of Germany.

Moa Landstroem from Sweden was another 0.02 behind for the bronze, beating German Jana Fritz to the final podium spot by one-hundredth of a second.

Finally, France's Margot Tirley stormed to victory in the girls' 5-kilometres individual freestyle final, crossing the line in 13min 10.1sec, finishing 32.1sec in front of Silva Kemppi of Finland.

Kemppi was two seconds in front of the bronze medallist, Estelle Darbellay of Switzerland.