Maren Lundby triumphed in the second competition in Sapporo ©FIS

Norway's Maren Lundby claimed victory in the second women's competition at the International Ski Federation (FIS) Ski Jumping World Cup in Sapporo.

Lundby finished in third place in yesterday’s event in the Japanese city, ending behind home heroes Yuki Ito and Sara Takanashi.

The Norwegian ski jumper would lead the second competition from the start, leaping out to 97 metres in the first round.

She would follow up the effort with a second-round jump of 100m, giving her a winning total of 248.5 points.

Ito followed her victory yesterday by ending as the runner-up with a score of 236.3, with Germany’s Katharina Althaus ending in third place on 231.4 points.

"I am really happy today, the whole weekend went good for me," said Lundby, whose second round jump was a hill record.

"I was able to show my best jumps and I am very confident for the upcoming events."

Takanashi, who was seeking to claim her 50th World Cup victory, would end off the podium as the Japanese jumper ended in fourth place.

She remains in control of the overall World Cup standings as the defending champion has accrued 690 points, while Ito lies second on 532.

Kamil Stoch has now won back-to-back men's competitions ©Getty Images
Kamil Stoch has now won back-to-back men's competitions ©Getty Images

The men's World Cup circuit continued in Wisla today, with Kamil Stoch making it back-to-back victories in front of a home crowd.

The Polish star produced jumps of 135.5m and 128m to earn a tally of 271.7 points from the event.

Norway’s Daniel Andre Tande would push Stoch close as he would end the competition with 270.5 points.

He would be just 0.1 in front of the third place finisher, Domen Prevc of Slovenia.

Stoch extended his overall World Cup lead following the victory, with the Pole moving onto 833 points.

Tande is second with 767, while Prevc has 751 points to occupy third place.