Nordic Combined

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Allison Paner and Victoria Baugh
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Nordic Combined is a winter sport in which athletes compete in both cross-country skiing and ski jumping.

Frenchman Jason Lamy-Chappuis won 10km normal hill event in Vancouver, 2010 and came in second in the world cup in 2012/2013

History

On February 19, 1912, Russia’s first Nordic Combined competition was held at the North Ski Jump near St. Petersburg

Nordic Combined has been part of the winter Olympic games since they first started in 1924.

First played in 1892 in Holmenkollen Ski Festival, Oslo.

The team competition first started during the Calgary Olympic Winter Games with 3 players on each team. Then, in 1998, the teams were increased to 4 players.

The 2014 Winter Olympics took place from February 12th to February 20th

Sochi 2014 Nordic Combined medals:

Norway won 2 gold medals, 1 silver, and 1 bronze medal.

Germany won 1 of each type of medal.

Japan only won 1 silver medal.

Austria won 1 bronze medal for their country.

Cross-Country Skiing

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