On Monday with an attendance of 31, 246 at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Lexington, Kentucky, USA, the United States took an early lead in the Jumping World Championships presented by Rolex.
US jumpers Mario Deslauriers and McLain Ward currently stand in first and second position respectively following the first jumping qualifier. Sándor Szász of Hungary is in third place.
The speed competition continues Tuesday.
Results- Jumping, First Qualifier
Individual - 1, Mario Deslauriers (Urico) USA 0; 2, McLain Ward (Sapphire) USA, 0.27; 3, Sándor Szász (Moosbachhofs Goldwing) HUN 0.99.
Team – 1, United States 5.69; 2, Germany 9.80; 3, France 11.32; 4, Netherlands 11.33. FULL RESULTS at www.alltechfeigames.com/results
Audio interviews are available for free download via the link below:
Today's leader, Mario Deslauriers (USA) -
2nd place, McLain Ward (USA) -
3rd place, Sandor Szasz (HUN) in German -
Photo Caption: Mario Deslauriers (USA) on Urico helped put the United States in the team lead as the individual leader after the first qualifier of the Jumping World Championships at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. Credit: Dirk Caremans