Fabian Riessle came from behind to win Gundersen LH #2 in Trondheim | Highlights

14 March 2018 16:09

The 27-year-old German recovered from a 10th place after the SJ round to clinch a 7th career win and his first since December 2017. Riessle pulled clear down the homestretch to beat Norway's Jarl Magnus Riiber and Finn Eero Hirvonen. Japan's Akito Watabe finished in 5th place and now leads Jan Schmid 1175-997.

Nordic Combined is a winter sport in which athletes compete in both cross-country skiing and ski jumping. The first major competition in Nordic combined was held in 1892 in Oslo at the first Holmenkollen Ski Festival, an event still held annually. The sport was included at the 1924 Winter Olympics, and has been on the programme ever since.

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