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Ski jumping: Takanashi second at Nordic worlds

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Japanese favourite Sara Takanashi won the silver medal in the women's ski jumping final at the Nordic world championships on Friday.

The teenager scored 251 points but was beaten into second spot by American rival Sarah Hendrickson who won gold with 253.7 points.

Austria's Jacqueline Seifriedsberger claimed the bronze on 237.2 points.

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