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Japan's Sara Takanashi flies to another ski jumping victory

Japanese teenager Sara Takanashi won her third women's ski jumping World Cup event of the season on Saturday. The 19-year-old Takanashi had jumps of 97 and 98 metres to finish with 265.8 points, over 20 points clear of Ema Klinec of Slovenia who was second with 241.3 points after jumps of 93 and 95 metres.

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Japanese teenager Sara Takanashi won her third women's ski jumping World Cup event of the season on Saturday.

The 19-year-old Takanashi had jumps of 97 and 98 metres to finish with 265.8 points, over 20 points clear of Ema Klinec of Slovenia who was second with 241.3 points after jumps of 93 and 95 metres.

Daniela Iraschko-Stolz of Austria was third with jumps of 93 and 91.5 metres for 234.5 points.

Canada's Taylor Henrich was 13th, while her teammate Atsuko Tanaka placed 37th.

Takanashi, who has also won this season in Norway and Russia, leads the overall standings with 380 points, 141 ahead of Iraschko-Stolz after four rounds. She now has 33 World Cup victories in 60 events.

The next event is on Sunday (Saturday in Canada) at the same venue.

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