From a field of 121 jumpers representing a record 27 nations at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Lexington, Kentucky, USA, the German team stood supreme Tuesday in the Jumping World Championships presented by Rolex.
Individually, Khaled Al Eid (KSA) soared to first place on Presley Boy with a just a single time penalty.
Brazil stands in second position both in the team and individual categories.
The team competition comes to conclusion on Wednesday with only a fence currently dividing the top 13 riders.
Results- Jumping, Second Individual Qualifier and First Team Round
Team - 1, Germany 17.80; 2, Brazil 18.49; 3, US 18.69; 4, Canada 18.93; 5, France 20.32.
Individual – 1, Khaled Al Eid (Presley Boy) KSA 2.20; 2, Rodrigo Pessoa (HH Rebozo) BRA 2.80; 3, Philippe Le Jeune (Vigo D'Arsouilles) BEL 3.11; 4, Carsten-Otto Nagel (Corradina) GER 3.24; 5, Edwina Alexander (Cevo Itot du Chateau) AUS 3.38.
FULL RESULTS at www.alltechfeigames.com/results
Audio interviews are available for free download via the link below:
Phillippe Le Jeune (English):
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Photo Caption: Philippe Le Jeune (BEL) clears the Whirlaway Fence on Vigo D’Arsouilles and moves into third place in the second individual qualifier of the Jumping World Championships at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. Credit: Dirk Caremans