• Kyodo


Japan’s mixed ski jumping team, led by two-time women’s world champion Sara Takanashi and Noriaki Kasai, the oldest winner on the men’s World Cup circuit, took bronze on Sunday, the fifth day of the Nordic World Ski Championships.

The Japan team also included Yuki Ito, who won the women’s ski jumping silver on Friday, and Taku Takeuchi, who was fifth in Saturday’s men’s competition. The quartet totaled 888.3 points to finish third behind Germany, who earned 917.9 points for first, while Norway, with 915.6 points, was second.

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