Jarl Magnus Riiber, centre, concluded his Nordic Combined World Cup season in style by winning a fourth successive World Cup event ©FIS

Jarl Magnus Riiber of Norway finished the International Ski and Snowboard Federation Nordic Combined World Cup season in style with victory at the final event in Lahti, Finland.

In the men’s Gundersen large hill HS130 event Riiber was dominant topping the ski jumping standings with a jump of 126 metres, scoring him 152.9 points.

Riiber, who had won the last three World Cup events going into today’s competition, as well as four golds at the 2023 Nordic Skiing World Championships in Planica, had the advantage of a 21 second lead going into the 10 kilometres cross-country race.

Starting behind Riiber in the cross-country was Laurent Muhlethaler of France, who jumped the furthest distance of the day - 133 metres, earning him 147.7 points, and second place in the ski jumping discipline.

Despite being caught in the latter stages of the cross-country, Riiber skied strongly into the stadium and sprinted to a 57th World Cup victory in 24min 16.8sec.

The season’s top skier Jens Luraas Oftebro of Norway, who was fifth following the ski jumping, made up ground on those in front and caught Riiber on the last lap.

After being outsprinted by his compatriot, Oftebro placed second in the cross-country in 24:18.6.

The podium was completed by Estonia’s Kristjan Ilves who completed the cross-country in 24:22.0.

Austria’s Johannes Lamparter, who had already secured the overall World Cup title prior to today’s race, finished in 14th on the day.

Oftebro claimed the Best Skier title, while Japan’s Ryota Yamamoto, who finished ninth on the day, won the Best Jumper Trophy.   

The final end of season title handed out was the Nations Cup, which went to Germany with 4,925 points.