Riiber secures season's sixth Nordic Combined World Cup victory

Source: Xinhua| 2021-12-19 16:13:03|Editor: huaxia

VIENNA, Dec. 19 (Xinhua) -- Norway's Jarl Magnus Riiber secured his sixth victory of season in Ramsau, Austria on Saturday, increasing his total World Cup wins to 42.

As the permanent owner of the yellow bib, Riiber already showed a strong performance in ski jumping with 102 meters for 140.2 points and first to start into the 10km cross-country race.

A total of nine athletes started the race within the first minute, so a tight fight for the two remaining podium places happened.

After 2.5 km, Riiber already increased his lead to 55.5 seconds, who ran a lonely race at the top.

On the last uphill, German's Vinzenz Geiger started an attack and finally reached the finish line 28 seconds after Riiber. Finland's Ilkka Herola was third. Enditem

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