Pittin wins third gold of the week

Sun, 15 Jan 16:25:00 2012

Alessandro Pittin won his third Nordic Combined gold of the weekend with another superb performance in Chaux-Neuve.

Nordic Combined 2011-2011 Chaux Neuve Alessandro Pittin - 0

The Italian produced a superb ski jump, the fourth-best of the competition, and quickly overhauled his the jump specialists in front of him to take the lead.

From then on the 21-year-old cruised home, winning by 16.5 seconds from Norwegian duo Joergen Graabak and Mikko Kokslien.

Pittin has now trimmed runaway World Cup leader Jason Lamy-Chappuis's lead in the season standings to 108 points.

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