• Kyodo


Sara Takanashi has apologized for the suit violation that ruined Japan’s hopes of a medal in Monday’s Olympic mixed team ski jumping event — in stark contrast to some of the other angry reactions to disqualifications on a controversial night.

Despite holding an unparalleled World Cup record of 61 wins, Japanese ski jumping starlet Sara Takanashi has not translated that success into an Olympic title, and another chance passed by in unfortunate circumstances in the mixed team event on Monday.

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