• Kyodo


Yuki Ito provided the highlight for Japan on Friday at the Nordic Skiing World Championships with a silver medal in women’s ski jumping.

Sara Takanashi, was fourth, unable to overcome a poor first jump. Sochi Olympic champion Carina Vogt of Germany won with 236.9 points, with Ito earning 235.1. World Cup points leader Daniel Iraschko of Austria was third with 233.8.

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