Noriaki Kasai put years of frustration behind him by capturing the silver medal in the invidual large hill jump at the Sochi Games on Saturday night.

Kasai's total in the two-jump event at the RusSki Gorki Jump Centre was 277.4, just over a point behind gold medalist Kamil Stoch of Poland who won with 278.7.

Slovenia's Peter Prevc was third with 274.8