Sara Takanashi finished third in the ski jumping World Cup opener in Austria on Friday, as the four-time overall women's champion claimed the 101st podium of her career.

The 24-year-old put together jumps of 88 and 89.5 meters for a combined total of 240.1 points in Ramsau, 13.5 points behind Austria's Marita Kramer, who recorded leaps of 94 and 96 meters to win her second World Cup event.

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