Takanashi wins again on women's ski jump World Cup
Sunday, February 17, 2013
LJUBNO, Slovenia (AP) -- Japanese teenager Sara Takanashi earned her second victory in two days at a women's ski jump World Cup meet in Ljubno, dominating a normal hill event on Sunday.
The 16-year-old Takanashi had the longest jumps in both rounds, clearing 97 and 100 yards to win with 266.9 points. Coline Mattel of France was a distant second with 243.3 points, ahead of American Sarah Hendrickson at 241.8.
Takanashi extended her already large lead in the overall World Cup standings. She has 1,137 points, with Hendrickson second at 847. Mattel is third with 733.
Takanashi also won Saturday's event, ahead of Hendrickson.