Ski Jumping: Takanashi Wins 4th World Cup Meet







Ski jumping: Takanashi wins 4th world Cup meetJapanese ski-jumper Sara Takanashi won the 4th of 5 meets in the world tour on Saturday. It is her 48th career World Cup victory.
She recorded leaps of 131 and 129 meters in the women's large-hill competition in Oberstdorf, Germany, collecting 283.4 points.


Irina Avvakumova of Russia came second, and Japan's Yuki Ito jumped to third.

Last month, Takanashi surpassed Finland's legendary Matti Nykanen to take sole second place on the all-time standings for men and women combined.








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