Japan I led the field after the ski jumping stage following 103.5m and 103m jumps from Ryota Yamamoto and Akito Watabe.

This ensured they had a slim advantage of two seconds over the Norwegian duo heading into the 2x7.5km sprint but 1.5km down the course, the lead had already changed hands.

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Norway had already forged a 4.9 second gap over Japan and from there they continued to build and crossed the line in 33:19.0.

German duo Fabian Riessle and Vinzenz Geiger came in second place while Austrian pair Lukas Greiderer and Martin Fritz completed the podium.

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