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Sara Takanashi wins second World Cup women's ski jump event

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Japan's Sara Takanashi extends her lead in the World Cup standings with her second victory.

RAMSAU, Austria (AP) -- Sara Takanashi of Japan won a World Cup ski jump for the second time this season, extending her lead in the standings.

Americans Lindsey Van and Jessica Jerome were fourth and fifth Friday. World Cup champion Sarah Hendrickson of the U.S. finished seventh.

Takanashi, who took the season opener in Lillehammer, Norway, last month, was fourth with an 86.5-meter effort after the first round. She jumped 91.5 meters in the second for a total of 241 points.

First-round leader Coline Mattel of France was the runner-up, 2.4 points behind. Daniela Iraschko of Austria was 5.5 points back in third. Mattel and Iraschko shared victory in a World Cup event at the Olympic hill in Sochi, Russia, last week.

After four of 16 events, Takanashi leads with 340 points, followed by Mattel with 266 and Hendrickson with 252.

The women's World Cup ski jump circuit resumes in Schonach-Schoenwald, Germany, on Jan. 4-6.

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