Japan wins 1st women’s ski jumping WCup team competition
HINTERZARTEN, Germany (AP) — Yuki Ito led Japan to victory in a women's ski jumping World Cup team event on Saturday at Adler Ski Stadium.
Ito soared 104 meters and 105 meters and combined with teammates Kaori Iwabuchi, Yuka Seto and Sara Takanashi to earn a total of 956.0 points.
Ito beats Takanashi for 1st ski jumping World Cup title
SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — Yuki Ito of Japan beat compatriot Sara Takanashi on Saturday to claim her first women's ski jumping World Cup title.
Ito had jumps of 95.0 and 96.0 meters for a total of 254.3 points to finish 12.2 points ahead of Takanashi in the normal hill competition.
Maren Lunby of Norway was third with 236.9 points. Ema Klinic of Slovenia was fourth, ahead of Germany's Carina Vogt.