Updated: 03/02/2014 23:58 | By Agence France-Presse

Takanashi records 20th career victory

Japanese ski jump teenage star Sara Takanashi landed her second World Cup event of the weekend on Sunday in Rasnov, Romania, to put her Olympic disappointment firmly behind her.


Takanashi records 20th career victory

Sara Takanashi attends the 3rd Jump at Women's Ski Jumping Normal Hill Individual official training at the RusSki Gorki Jumping Center during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 10, 2014 in Rosa Khutor near Sochi - by John Macdougall

The 17-year-old -- who failed to justify her favourite's tag and  missed out on an Olympic medal in Sochi last month -- recorded the 20th win of her young career in dominant style the day after her 19th win had given her the World Cup title.

Takanashi's 12th success of the season -- achieved in the absence of Germany's Olympic champion Carina Vogt who did not compete because of a painful knee -- took her onto a total of 1420 points with four events remaining.

Results

1. Sara Takanashi (JPN) 230.4pts (85.0 - 93.5m), 2. Jessica Jerome (USA) 220.0 (89.0 - 90.5m), 3. Evelyn Insam (ITA) 212.3 (93.0 - 86.0m)

Overall (after 15 of 19 events): 

1. Sara Takanashi (JPN) 1420pts, 2. Carina Vogt (GER) 761, 3. Daniela Iraschko-Stolz (AUT) 682 

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