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When Sara Takanashi flew 103 meters into the air during the mixed ski jumping event at the Beijing Olympics last week, it seemed like a great start for Team Japan — until it was revealed that her jump wouldn’t count.

The reason? スーツ規定違反で失格になった (Sūtsu kitei ihan de shikkaku ni natta, [She] was disqualified for violating suit regulations).

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