SHOW JUMPING - KURTEN IMPROVES POSITION IN ROUND TWO OF WORLD CUP FINAL
After finishing 17th in yesterday's opening round of the World Cup Show Jumping Final in Gothenburg, Sweden, Ireland's sole finalist Jessica Kurten, today (Saturday 14) improved her position to equal 13th Place in the Second Round of the Final, riding <Paavo N>. However, ten other riders also shared the equal 13th position.
She will now have to wait until Monday April 16 to jump in the Third and last part of the World Cup Final. This competition will be screened live by Eurosport at 4.30 p.m. Irish Time.
RESULT: WORLD CUP FINAL SHOW JUMPING, GOTHENBURG -SECOND ROUND
FEI World Cup Jumping, Final II
International Jumping Competition
FEI Art. 238.3AM3 & 658.2.3, 1.50 - 1.60 m.
Saturday, April 14th 2001 Class: 12
1) HANDEL II; Michael WHITAKER (GBR)
Prize Money 35000 Swiss Francs
Faults 0.00 0.00 Time 39.73
2) VERELST OTTERONGO V/D KOPSHOEVE; Ludo PHILIPPAERTS (BEL)
Prize Money 23000 Swiss Francs
Faults 0.00 0.00 Time 42.08
3) TINKA'S BOY; Markus FUCHS (SUI)
Prize Money 12000 Swiss Francs
Faults 0.00 0.00 Time 43.73
=13) PAAVO N; Jessica KURTEN (IRL)
Prize Money 730 Swiss Francs
Faults 4.00 Time 77.19
For results directly from the Gothenburg Horse Show, go to Sport Computer Graphics http://www.scg-nl.nl/vervolg.ws
Gothenburg Horse Show's own website is
Results will also be carried on the Equestrian Federation of Ireland site