Naoki Nakamura reaches World Cup podium for first time

Ski jumper Naoki Nakamura earned his first profession World Cup podium end Sunday, putting third behind joint winners Stefan Kraft of Austria and Halvor Egner Granerud of Norway.

Nakamura, competing in his eighth World Cup season, recorded jumps of 144 and 139.5 meters for a complete of 294.9 factors, 9.6 behind the pair tied for first in Ruka, Finland.

Kraft picked up his twenty sixth profession win and Granerud recorded his 14th profession victory. It was additionally the primary win of the season for each.

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