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Yukio Kasaya celebrates winning Japans first Winter Olympic gold - 1972 Sapporo Olympics - Ski Jumping
Ski Jumping - 1972 Sapporo Winter Olympics - Men's 70m (normal) Hill
Japan's gold medalist Yukio Kasaya (#45) celebrates on the shoulders of compatriot and silver medalist Seiji Aochi (#20) and Norway's Ingolf Mork (#44) who was fourth, at the Miyanomori Jump Hill, Japan.
Japan won all three medals, the first medal clean-sweep in ski jumping since the Norwegian team in 1948. Kasaya's gold was Japan's first-ever Winter Olympic gold medal.