• Kyodo


Teen sensation Sara Takanashi captured her first title of the season with an overwhelming victory at a World Cup in Sapporo on Saturday.

The 18-year-old Takanashi, who is seeking her third consecutive overall World Cup title, had leaps of 97 and 98 meters for a total of 249.9 points. Daniela Iraschko-Stolz of Austria came second, 18.8 points back.

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