Ski Jumping All Japan Championship Women's Normal Hill Takanashi wins for the first time in a row

After the spread of the new coronavirus, the All Japan Championship, which began in Hakuba Village, Nagano Prefecture as the first official ski jumping competition, was held for men and women in normal hills, and Sara Takanashi won the women's first four consecutive victories.

The All Japan Championship, which opened in Hakuba Village, Nagano Prefecture, was the first official ski jumping in Japan after the spread of infection, and a normal hill for men and women was held on the 24th.

In addition to measuring the temperature when entering the match venue, the players took measures against infection, such as warming up with their masks on.

Among women, Pyeongchang Olympic bronze medal Takanashi won the tournament for the first time in history with a total of 231.5 points, exceeding 90 meters of K points in all jumps with 94 meters 50 for the first time and 93 meters for the second time. Played.

On the other hand, for boys, Yukiya Sato, who won two World Cup titles last season, flew 97 meters for the first time and 101 meters for the second time, winning the championship for the first time in six tournaments with a total of 255.2 points.

Ryoyu Kobayashi, who finished 3rd overall in the World Cup last season, was 6th, and 48-year-old veteran Noriaki Kasai was 16th.

Large Hill will be held on the 25th.

Takanashi "I'm joyful to be able to play a match"

Sara Takanashi, who won the tournament for the fourth time in a row, said, "I was a little worried because I was finally in the first match, but now I am joyful to be able to play in this way. The second jump had some issues left, so I want to fix it firmly and raise it further for tomorrow. "

This season, which will be the pre-season for the Beijing Olympics, "I realized that I still lack performance in this tournament, so I will continue to do my best to aim for a dynamic jump. I want to solidify and make a mark in the world championships, "he said with enthusiasm.

Winner Sato "Training during the self-restraint period is the result"

Yukiya Sato, who won the championship, said, "I'm happy and happy with the result, but I think it was meaningful for the players that the tournament was held in this corona disaster. During the self-restraint period, I usually I think that the result of today was that I took the time to train my core and balance, which I can't do. "

Then, toward Large Hill on the 25th, "Every game is important, but I think that it is the title that all players want to take the most in domestic games, so I want to be able to somehow connect today's momentum to tomorrow.

If you prepare well, the result I want to believe in myself and fight when he comes along, "he said with enthusiasm.

16th place Kasai "48 years old, I can still do it"

On the other hand, 48-year-old veteran Noriaki Kasai, who was in 16th place, said, "I'm in good shape and I'm looking forward to today's tournament, so I'm sorry I couldn't finish in 6th place."

During the self-restraint period this season, he said that he had been actively doing strength training that he hadn't been working on for the past few years, so he said, "Last season was near the bottom, but I am confident that I was able to do strength training well. with.

First of all, I want to enter again in the World Cup members leave the results in the domestic tournament, 48-year-old, was smiling and still have a long way to feeling that Yareru ".

6th place Kobayashi "The content is about to come"

Ryoyu Kobayashi, who was in 6th place, said in the official game after a long absence, "I was very nervous, but I was very happy to fly in the presence of the spectators. Since I came to Hakuba Village, I haven't been in good contact with other players. It has become clearer in comparison. I think the content is yet to come. "

He said, "I want to do my best with the goal of winning one victory first. I'm looking forward to the World Cup held at the same venue as the Beijing Olympics," he said, toward the World Cup, which has one more victory and is the most won by Japanese players.