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Riiber takes latest Nordic combined win, Norway and Russia CC relays

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Norway’s Jarl Riiber delivered a dominant home win in the Nordic combined World Cup in Lillehammer on Sunday for his third triumph in four events this season. Riiber’s best 143-metre jump in the ski jumping portion gave him a 29-second lead over Austria’s Johannes Lamparter going into the 10-kilometre cross-country portion and he had little difficulty securing victory in 25 minutes 40.1 seconds. “I am very happy to be able to make such a good jump,” Riiber said. World champion Lamparter did cut the gap to 13.5 seconds but had to settle for second with Germany’s Eric Frenzel, a 33-year-old Olym…

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