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

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Norway’s Jarl Magnus 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 into the 10-kilometre cross-country portion and was had little difficulty securing victory in 25 minutes 40.1 seconds. The 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 Olympic champion, moving up from fifth after the jumping to take t…

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