Norway wins Nordic combined team gold at Beijing 2022

2022-02-18 18:19:37 Source: Xinhua

Team Norway celebrate during the flower ceremony of nordic combined team gundersen large hill/4x5km at the National Cross-Country Skiing Centre in Zhangjiakou, north China's Hebei Province, Feb. 17, 2022. (Xinhua/Dai Tianfang)

BEIJING, Feb. 18 (Xinhua) -- Norway won the Nordic combined large hill/4x5km team gold at the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games here on Thursday.

Setting off eight seconds behind ski jumping leader Austria, the Norwegian quartet of Espen Bjornstad, Espen Andersen, Jens Luras Oftebro and Joergen Graabak finished the cross-country race in 50 minutes and 45.1 seconds for the victory, winning Norway's 14th gold at Beijing 2022.

Germany took the silver in 51:40.0, edging Japan by 0.3 seconds.

Espen Bjoernstad (R) of Norway, Manuel Faisst (C) of Germany and Watabe Yoshito of Japan compete during cross-country of nordic combined team gundersen large hill/4x5km at the National Cross-Country Skiing Centre in Zhangjiakou, north China's Hebei Province, Feb. 17, 2022. (Xinhua/Dai Tianfang)

Watabe Akito of Japan, Jens Luraas Oftebro of Norway and Lukas Greiderer of Austria (from L to R) compete during cross-country competition round of nordic combined team gundersen large hill/4x5km at the National Ski Jumping Centre in Zhangjiakou, north China's Hebei Province, Feb. 17, 2022. (Xinhua/Hu Huhu)

Espen Andersen of Norway, Nagai Hideaki of Japan, Julian Schmid of Germany and Johannes Lamparter of Austria (from L to R) compete during cross-country competition round of nordic combined team gundersen large hill/4x5km at the National Ski Jumping Centre in Zhangjiakou, north China's Hebei Province, Feb. 17, 2022. (Xinhua/Feng Kaihua)

Vinzenz Geiger of Germany,Yamamoto Ryota of Japan and Martin Fritz of Austria (from L to R) compete during cross-country competition round of nordic combined team gundersen large hill/4x5km at the National Ski Jumping Centre in Zhangjiakou, north China's Hebei Province, Feb. 17, 2022. (Xinhua/Hu Huhu)

Medalists pose during the flower ceremony of nordic combined team gundersen large hill/4x5km at the National Cross-Country Skiing Centre in Zhangjiakou, north China's Hebei Province, Feb. 17, 2022. (Xinhua/Dai Tianfang)

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