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Japanese ski jumpers finished in a disappointing sixth place on Tuesday as Germany claimed the first-ever women’s team world title at the Nordic World Ski Championships.

The team of Yuki Ito, Kaori Iwabuchi, Nozomi Maruyama and Sara Takanashi finished over 90 points behind favorite Germany, which won the first edition of the women’s team competition with 898.9. Austria took silver with 880.3 and Norway won bronze with 876.9.

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