Nordic Combined

The Associated Press - Sunday Dec. 22, 2013 10:57 ET

Jason Lamy Chappuis wins nordic combined in Germany

Ski jumping portion cancelled due to bad weather conditions

Jason Lamy Chappuis of France wins the men's nordic combined World Cup in Schonach, Germany, on Sunday, Dec.22, 2013. (Michael Probst/Associated Press)

Jason Lamy Chappuis of France pulled away in the home straight to win a Nordic combined World Cup event in Schonach, Germany., on Sunday in tough conditions.

The ski jumping portion had to be cancelled because of strong wind and pouring rain. World Cup officials used the results of a 
provisional jump on Friday to determine the starting order of the 10-kilometre cross-country race.

Chappuis used his strong finish to leave Germany's Johannes Rydzek 0.7 seconds behind. Akito Watabe of Japan, who led for most 
of the race, finished third, 1.1 seconds behind.

ric Frenzel of Germany was eighth to remain in the lead overall after six of 17 events with 403 points. Watabe is second at 341 and Chappuis has 312.

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