• Kyodo


Veteran ski jumper Noriaki Kasai pulled off another vintage performance with a second-place finish in the final event of the annual Four Hills competition in Bischofshofen, Austria, on Tuesday.

With his second podium appearance in as many competitions, Kasai extended his World Cup record to 42 years, 7 months. The Japanese ace, who finished fourth overall in the weeklong event, was less than elated in a meet he said he could have won.

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