Sara Takanashi

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Sara Takanashi
高梨 沙羅
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Country  Japan
Full name 高梨 沙羅
Born (1996-10-08) 8 October 1996 (age 19)
Kamikawa, Hokkaido, Japan
Height 1.51 m (4 ft 11 12 in)
Ski club Kuraray
Personal best 141 m (463 ft)
Sapporo, 2011
World Cup career
Seasons 2012–present
Individual wins 41
Team wins 1
Indiv. podiums 60
Team podiums 2
Yellow bibs 50
Indiv. starts 68
Team starts 2
Overall titles 2 (2013, 2014)
Updated on 7 February 2016.

Sara Takanashi (高梨 沙羅 Takanashi Sara?) (born 8 October 1996) is a Japanese ski jumper who won two consecutive ladies' World Cup overall titles in 2013 and 2014, as well as finishing runner-up in 2015.

Career[edit]

Takanashi placed sixth in the 2011 World Championship in Oslo. In World Cup she debuted on 3 December 2011 in Lillehammer where she took fifth place.

Takanashi is the current women's record holder of the Kiremitliktepe Ski Jump (HS109) in Erzurum, Turkey with 110.5 m set at the 2012 FIS Junior World Ski Championships on 21 February.[1]

Takanashi has a record of 30 World Cup victories followed by Sarah Hendrickson's record of 13 wins.[2][3][4]

During the 2013/14 season in the lead up to the Winter Olympics, Takanashi won 15 out of 18 individual World Cup ski jumping events. At the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, she was ranked third after her first jump in the medal round with a jump of 100 meters for 124.1 points, but her second jump was only 98.5-meters, dropping her to 4th overall in the final standings and missing the podium.[5]

World Cup[edit]

Standings[edit]

Season Overall
2011/12 3rd
2012/13 1st
2013/14 1st
2014/15 2nd
2015/16 1st

Wins[edit]

No. Season Date Place Hill Size
1 2011/12 3 Mar 2012 Japan Zaō Yamagata HS 100 NH
2 2012/13 24 Nov 2012 Norway Lillehammer Lysgårdsbakken HS 100 NH
3 14 Dec 2012 Austria Ramsau W90-Mattensprunganlage HS 98 NH
4 5 Jan 2013 Germany Schonach Langenwaldschanze HS 106 NH
5 13 Jan 2013 Germany Hinterzarten Rothaus-Schanze HS 108 NH
6 10 Feb 2013 Japan Zaō Yamagata HS 100 NH
7 10 Feb 2013 Japan Zaō Yamagata HS 100 NH
8 16 Feb 2013 Slovenia Ljubno Savina Ski Jumping Center HS 95 NH
9 17 Feb 2013 Slovenia Ljubno Savina Ski Jumping Center HS 95 NH
10 2013/14 7 Dec 2013 Norway Lillehammer Lysgårdsbakken HS 100 NH
11 21 Dec 2013 Germany Hinterzarten Rothaus-Schanze HS 108 NH
12 22 Dec 2013 Germany Hinterzarten Rothaus-Schanze HS 108 NH
13 3 Jan 2014 Russia Chaykovsky Snezhinka HS 106 NH
14 11 Jan 2014 Japan Sapporo Miyanomori HS 100 NH
15 12 Jan 2014 Japan Sapporo Miyanomori HS 100 NH
16 18 Jan 2014 Japan Zaō Yamagata HS 100 NH
17 19 Jan 2014 Japan Zaō Yamagata HS 100 NH
18 1 Feb 2014 Austria Hinzenbach Langenwaldschanze HS 94 NH
19 2 Feb 2014 Austria Hinzenbach Langenwaldschanze HS 94 NH
20 1 Mar 2014 Romania Râșnov Trambulina Valea Cărbunării HS 100 NH
21 2 Mar 2014 Romania Râșnov Trambulina Valea Cărbunării HS 100 NH
22 8 Mar 2014 Norway Oslo Holmenkollbakken HS 134 LH
23 15 Mar 2014 Sweden Falun Lugnet HS 98 (night) NH
24 22 Mar 2014 Slovenia Planica Bloudkova velikanka HS 139 LH
25 2014/15 10 Jan 2015 Japan Sapporo Miyanomori HS 100 NH
26 11 Jan 2015 Japan Sapporo Miyanomori HS 100 NH
27 8 Feb 2015 Romania Râșnov Trambulina Valea Cărbunării HS 100 NH
28 14 Feb 2015 Slovenia Ljubno Savina Ski Jumping Center HS 95 NH
29 15 Feb 2015 Slovenia Ljubno Savina Ski Jumping Center HS 95 NH
30 13 Mar 2015 Norway Oslo Holmenkollbakken HS 134 LH
31 2015/16 4 Dec 2015 Norway Lillehammer Lysgårdsbakken HS 100 (night) NH
32 13 Dec 2015 Russia Nizhny Tagil Tramplin Stork HS 97 NH
33 16 Jan 2016 Japan Sapporo Miyanomori HS 100 NH
34 17 Jan 2016 Japan Sapporo Miyanomori HS 100 NH
35 22 Jan 2016 Japan Zaō Yamagata HS 106 (night) NH
36 23 Jan 2016 Japan Zaō Yamagata HS 106 (night) NH
37 30 Jan 2016 Germany Oberstdorf Schattenbergschanze HS 106 NH
38 31 Jan 2016 Germany Oberstdorf Schattenbergschanze HS 106 NH
39 4 Feb 2016 Norway Oslo Holmenkollbakken HS 134 (night) LH
40 6 Feb 2016 Austria Hinzenbach Aigner-Schanze HS 94 NH
41 7 Feb 2016 Austria Hinzenbach Aigner-Schanze HS 94 NH

Inidividual starts (68)[edit]

Season 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 Points
2011/12 Lillehammer Hinterzten Hinterzten Val di Fiemme Val di Fiemme Hinzenbach Hinzenbach Ljubno Ljubno Zaō Onsen Zaō Onsen Zaō Onsen Oslo 639
5 17 2 2 2 1 2 2 2
2012/13 Lillehammer Sochi Sochi Ramsau am Dachstein Schonach Schonach Hinterzten Hinterzten Sapporo Sapporo Zaō Onsen Zaō Onsen Ljubno Ljubno Trondheim Oslo 1297
1 2 3 1 1 4 2 1 12 5 1 1 1 1 2 2
2013/14 Lillehammer Hinterzten Hinterzten Chaykovsky, Perm Krai Chaykovsky, Perm Krai Sapporo Sapporo Zaō Onsen Zaō Onsen Planica Planica Hinzenbach Hinzenbach Râșnov Râșnov Oslo Falun Planica 1720
1 1 1 1 3 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
2014/15 Lillehammer Sapporo Sapporo Zaō Onsen Oberstdorf Oberstdorf Hinzenbach Hinzenbach Râșnov Râșnov Ljubno Ljubno Oslo 973
3 1 1 7 3 5 3 8 2 1 1 1 1
2015/16 Lillehammer Nizhny Tagil Nizhny Tagil Sapporo Sapporo Zaō Onsen Zaō Onsen Oberstdorf Oberstdorf Oslo Hinzenbach Hinzenbach Ljubno Ljubno Lahti Almaty Almaty Râșnov Râșnov 1180
1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Erzurum Kiremitliktepe-TürkTelekom Ski Jumping Towers". Ski Jumping Hill Archive. Retrieved 2013-04-23. 
  2. ^ "Takanashi gets another World Cup win". The Sydney Morning Herald. 12 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Japan's Takanashi lifts 7th Ski Jumping World Cup". Bangkok Post. 18 Jan 2014. 
  4. ^ "Takanashi wins women's ski jump World Cup event". Ctpost.com. 19 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "Ski jump favorite Takanashi fails to land medal". The Japan Times (The Japan Times). 2014-02-12. Retrieved 2016-01-24. 

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