Germany's Frenzel wins Nordic combined World Cup

KLINGENTHAL, Germany (AP) -  

Eric Frenzel led a German sweep at a Nordic combined World Cup meet Sunday to extend his overall lead with his fourth consecutive victory.
   Frenzel was first in the ski jump and avoided any penalty laps, going on to complete the 10-kilometer cross-country race in 23 minutes, 21.1 seconds.
   Tino Edelmann was runner-up for the second time in two days -- 23.4 seconds behind after completing one penalty lap of 150 meters.
   Johannes Rydzek completed three penalty laps to finish 34.4 seconds back in third.
   Defending World Cup champion Jason Lamy Chappuis of France tied for fourth with Austria's Wilhelm Denifl. Both had two penalties.
   With six events remaining, Frenzel has 674 points and Lamy Chappuis 617. Norway's Magnus Moan, who finished in ninth place, is third with 559.
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