Takanashi backs up WCup series win with another victory
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — A day after clinching her fourth World Cup overall title with a second-place finish, Sara Takanashi won a ski jumping event Thursday at the site of the 2018 Winter Olympics.
The 20-year-old Takanashi had 215.10 points, beating Japanese teammate Yuti Ito's 213.60. Maren Lundby of Norway, who led after the first round with a Thursday-best jump of 103 meters, finished in third place with 210.20 points.
Takanashi nears ski jumping World Cup record with 52nd win
HINZENBACH, Austria (AP) — Sara Takanashi of Japan won her second ski jumping World Cup competition in two days on Sunday to close in on the overall record for most World Cup wins.
Her 52nd career victory left Takanashi one short of the best mark set by Gregor Schlierenzauer of Austria.