Before the 70s, Lambari was like any normal hill
The gold is a second medal in Sochi for Magnus Krog, who also grabbed bronze at the individual normal hill
discipline, while veteran Havard Klemetsen finally takes his maiden Olympic medal at the age of 35.
German favourite Eric Frenzel won the Nordic Combined normal hill
, landing the longest jump of the day and then mastering a slushy cross-country course to beat Japan's Akito Watabe.
Switzerland's Simon Ammann, the 2002 and 2010 double Olympic champion, will aim to become the first ski jumper to win five gold medals when the normal hill
final is staged.
It is the construction of a normal hill
HS 100 with the start-up tilt range of 35
BILL DEMONG finished sixth in the normal hill
competition, 17 seconds behind Lamy-Chappuis after starting a minute and 20 seconds down, and anchored the US team to second place in Tuesday's relay.
Switzerland's Simon Ammann put together jumps of 144 and 138 meters to clinch the gold medal in the large hill on Saturday, adding to the normal hill
title he won last week, while Japan's Noriaki Kasai fell short again in his latest bid to end his Olympic individual medal drought.
Ammann, who pulled off a gold medal double in Salt Lake City eight years ago, also won the Normal Hill
event in Vancouver.
2 for the bronze - a repeat of the podium from the normal hill
Ahead of the opening ceremony, Japan's four ski jumpers all made it through qualification to the final round of the normal hill
event beginning on Saturday.
Meanwhile, Switzerland's SimonAmmannproduced a giant final-round jump of 108 metres to claim the first gold medal of the 2010 Games in the men's normal hill
ski jumping competition.
Ski jumping comes in three events - the normal hill
, large hill and team events.