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Mario Seidl leads World Cup event

Updated: February 9, 2013, 3:56 AM ET
Associated Press

ALMATY, Kazakhstan -- Austria's Mario Seidl took a strong lead for the cross-country round of the Nordic combined World Cup individual event after winning Saturday's ski jumping section.

The 20-year-old Seidl scored 125.2 points with a powerful 142-meter jump, giving him a 13-second advantage over Japan's Taihei Kato for Sunday's race and landing him his third jumping event win of the season.

Cristoph Bieler of Austria came in third with 121.3 points and will start 16 seconds behind ...

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