Bryan Fletcher wins Nordic combined

Updated: March 10, 2012, 1:35 PM ET
Associated Press

OSLO, Norway -- American Bryan Fletcher won his first Nordic combined World Cup event, which was shortened by melting snow on Saturday.

The 25-year-old Fletcher was third in the ski jump and 11th in the cross-country race. He finished with a total time of 28 minutes, 48.7 seconds.

"I honestly didn't realize I had won until I crossed the finishing line," he said. "It was a really tough race and you had to be really strong. I didn't let my guard down for a second."

Mikko Kokslien ...

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