Japan captured the bronze medal in the large hill team jump at the Sochi Games on Monday night.

The quartet of Noriaki Kasai, Reruhi Shimizu, Daiki Ito and Taku Takeuchi combined to bring Japan its first medal in the event since winning the gold at the 1998 Nagano Games.

Germany claimed the gold with a total of 1,041.1 points, while Austria took the silver on 1,038.4.