Home News Product Reviews Health & Fitness Features Healthy Eating

ARCHIVE NEWS

If it is not your content, try to search here:
Other Sports - 10. August 2008.

Equestrian Day 2 Review: Australia holds firm ahead of Germany


Updated: 2008-08-10 12:01:11

(HONG KONG, August 10) -- Australia defended their position at the top of the rankings at the end of the Dressage phase of the Olympic Eventing competition. The team is on 102.80 penalties, ahead of Germany on a score of 110.50. The United States is third on 115.60.

Beijing Equestrian Day 2 Review: Australia holds firm ahead of Germany

 

Individual rankings have changed but Lucinda Fredericks of Australia, on 30.4, holds onto her lead ahead of Karin Donckers of Belgium on 31.70.

Ingrid Klimke of Germany, in third place, received 33.50 points for her ride, marred only when her horse Abraxxas was startled by birds and lost his line slightly in the walk. All three judges gave her a score of nine for rider position. With the score for Hinrich Romeike on 37.4 and Andreas Dibowski on 39.60, Germany rose into second place.

Karen O'Connor of the United States earned 41.90 penalties, which, supported by Phillip Dutton's 40.60, leaves the US team in third. This is Dutton's first Olympics representing the United States, the double Olympic Team gold medalist formerly represented Australia.

Mary King of Great Britain, World No. 3, gave a mixed test on Call Again Cavalier. After a rocky start, the pair regained the form that brought them to second place in the European Championships. She scored two eights and a nine for rider position, leaving her on 38.10.

King's teammate Sharon Hunt earned 43.50 penalties on a tense looking Tankers Town, which kept the British team in the running. They are in fourth place on 121.80.

Italy ranks fifth on 127.40, in front of New Zealand on 136.50 after Joe Meyer turned in the best score for the team (43.90). Sweden has dropped down to seventh after Tubber Rebel, with rider Dag Albert, failed to settle in the arena.

The French team have endured a series of disappointments after losing two of their top combinations and chances are looking slim as they take eighth place on 152.70.

The competition continues on Monday, August 11, with the cross-country phase of Eventing, held at Hong Kong Equestrian venue at Beas River.

Source-http://en.beijing2008.cn

Thank you so much, if you tweet or share
Women sport news - Emma Beddoes Betters Nour El  Sherbini In Macau Shock

Just a week after losing to Nour El Sherbini in the first round of the US Open, England's unseeded Emma Beddoes gained her revenge in convincing style in today's opening round of the Women's Macau Open

Women sport news - Women Sport Report Feature Jockey Maria Remedio by Chris Forbes
Being a female in a male dominated sport is not easy. You have to have mental and physical toughness to be a jockey otherwise you will not be in the sport a very long time.
23. October 79
Women sport news - Coco Ho Wins ASP 5-Star Oceano Santa Catarina Pro

Coco Ho Wins ASP 5-Star Oceano Santa Catarina Pro

Hawaiian defeats Keely Andrew at Praia da Joaquina and Earns 3rd Win in WQS Events in Brazil
23. October 68
Women sport news - Jessica Ennis-Hill is back in the old routine

Jessica Ennis-Hill is back in the old routine

Ennis, 28, gave birth to her first child, son Reggie, in July and this week she has begun the countdown to her return to the sport.
23. October 65
Women sport news - Spotakova named European athlete of the month for September

Spotakova named European athlete of the month for September

Spotakova who won the Diamond League final in Brussels with a 2014 world-leading javelin throw of 67.99m.
22. October 106
Women sport news - Diamonds achieve clean sweep of international calendar

Diamonds achieve clean sweep of international calendar

Australia has made its 400th international Test match a memorable celebration with a 54-47 victory over England at Canberra's AIS Arena in the perfect finish to the Diamonds 2014 international campaign.
22. October 86
Women sport news - British Cycling announces team for the UCI Track Cycling World Cup

British Cycling announces team for the UCI Track Cycling World Cup

British Cycling has confirmed they will be sending a strong female team to represent Great Britain at the UCI Track Cycling World Cup in Guadalajara, Mexico, taking place from 8-9 November.
22. October 97
Women sport news - Belinda Lee Becomes 2014 Gulf Coast Tour Champion

Belinda Lee Becomes 2014 Gulf Coast Tour Champion

Belinda Lee cruised to her second win of the tour seasonbesting Teresa Garland in the final, 7-5, capturing the event and the 2014 Gulf Coast Women's Regional Tour Champion title.
20. October 117
Women sport news - Tarah Kayne and Daniel O'Shea Withdraw from Grand Prix Series Events

Tarah Kayne and Daniel O'Shea Withdraw from Grand Prix Series Events

Tarah Kayne and Daniel O'Shea, the 2014 Four Continents pairs silver medalists, will not compete at their Grand Prix Series events, Cup of China and Rostelecom Cup.
20. October 160
Women sport news - Join England Women in making history at Wembley

Join England Women in making history at Wembley

You can now buy tickets for England Women's historic match against Germany at Wembley Stadium.
20. October 115
Women sport news - China, Japan and Korea seal U19 spots for Russia 2015

China, Japan and Korea seal U19 spots for Russia 2015

The powerhouse trio of China, Japan and Korea have all ensured safe passage to another edition of the FIBA U19 World Championship for Women after finishing in the top three of the FIBA Asia U18 Championship for Women in Jordan.
20. October 102
Women sport news - Ding NING Lifts ITTF Women's World Cup for Second Time

Ding NING Lifts ITTF Women's World Cup for Second Time

World number one DING Ning (CHN) is the 2014 ITTF Women's World Cup Champion after beating archrival and Olympic Champion LI Xiaoxia in the final in Linz, Austria, on 19 October 2014.
19. October 209
Women sport news - England undone by dazzling Diamonds in Series opener

England undone by dazzling Diamonds in Series opener

A poor start to the match cost England dear as they were downed 55-37 by the Australia Diamonds in the opening match of their autumn tour this morning.
19. October 174
Women sport news - Nicol David Wins Historic US Open Hat-Trick in Philadelphia

Nicol David Wins Historic US Open Hat-Trick in Philadelphia

Malaysian superstar Nicol David claimed the latest historic achievement in her illustrious squash career when she beat Egypt's Nour El Sherbini in the final of the Women's Delaware Investments US Open.
UP
Have you read it?
Emma Beddoes Betters Nour El  Sherbini In Macau Shock

Just a week after losing to Nour El Sherbini in the first round of the US Open, England's unseeded Emma Beddoes gained her revenge in convincing style in today's opening round of the Women's Macau Open

Women Sport Report Feature Jockey Maria Remedio by Chris Forbes
Being a female in a male dominated sport is not easy. You have to have mental and physical toughness to be a jockey otherwise you will not be in the sport a very long time.
Please follow us