SCHONACH, Germany (AP) — Joergen Graabak anchored Norway to an easy victory at a Nordic combined World Cup 4x5K relay event on Saturday.
The Norwegian team, which also included Haavard Klemetsen, Magnus Moan and Mikko Kokslien, finished in 51 minutes, 59.8 seconds — 48.5 seconds ahead of Germany. Bryan Fletcher, Taylor Fletcher, Todd Lodwick and Bill Demong came from behind to earn a podium finish for the United States.
Norway led after the ski jump. Austria and Japan followed, but they dropped to fourth and sixth respectively after the cross-country race. The men's individual event is scheduled for Sunday.