He went out three seconds behind the leading Franz-Josef Rehrl, but at the finish he was 3,2 seconds in front of the japanese Akito Watabe. The austrian Martin Fritz took third place.
It was in the last hill before the finish that Riiber managed to scramble from the competition and ruled with the langrennet.
It was very difficult wind conditions in the ski jump, and the organizers waited in the longest before the sour message about the cancellation came. Thus, the way to make use of the provisional round from Friday.
Espen Bjørnstad was third after the hop, but lost five positions and finished in eighth place, beaten with 44.1 seconds of Riiber.
Magnus Moan went a good cross-country skiing and went up from 20. 12.-place, but was over a minute behind. Magnus Krog was number 16 after having passed out at number 28, while Einar Lurås Oftebro ended on 19.-the space at the end. The last Norwegian to start, Lars Buraas, ended on 31.-space.
Harald Johnas Riiber was disqualified in the provisional konkurranseomgangen.
The best German skaters do not participate in the verdenscuprennene this weekend.
(NTB)Birkeland with NM-gold: - I had the knife on their throat