Ski Jumping: Kasai Comes 4th At World Cup


Ski jumping: Kasai comes 4th at World CupJapanese veteran Noriaki Kasai narrowly missed a podium finish in fourth place in the individual large hill event at a World Cup in Oslo, Norway, on Sunday.

The 41-year-old Kasai, who took the silver medal in the men's individual large hill and a team bronze at the Sochi Olympics last month, had jumps of 125 and 127 meters in gusty conditions for a total of 244.1 points on the K-120 hill.

Germany's Severin Freund won his fourth title of the season -- his eighth overall -- with efforts of 132 and 130.5 meters for a tally of 265.4. Anders Bardal of Norway finished runner-up to follow his triumph in Friday's meet.