Germany’s Geiger wins Nordic combined in Val di Fiemme

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Germany’s Vinzenz Geiger won his first Nordic combined World Cup this season with a late burst on the skis in Val di Fiemme, Italy on Sunday. It was a fifth podium of the season for the 24-year-old and eighth World Cup victory of his career. World Cup leader Jarl Magnus Riiber was again missing like on Saturday as he sat out with a back problem. He has won all seven World Cups he has competed in this season and remains in yellow with four weeks to go until the Beijing Olympics. But Geiger thinks he can beat the Norwegian powerhouse having won in Italy in 26 minutes 14.5 seconds. “It was just f…

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