Their team of Espen Bjoernstad, Jens Luraas Oftebro, Joergen Graabak and Jarl Magnus Riiber finished in a time of 51:03.4mins to claim gold.

The quartet also impressed in the jump element of the contest, with Oftebro producing a particularly solid showing of 149.2 metres in the second round.

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The home crowd were given reason to celebrate as Germany's Fabian Riessle, Johannes Rydzek, Manuel Faisst and Vinzenz Geiger claimed second with a time of 52:37.7.

Their effort was enough to ensure they finished above Atiko Watabe, Ryota Yamamoto, Hideaki Nagai and Yoshita Watabe of Japan who took third.

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