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San Patrignano CSI-A (ITA)

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Challenge Vincenzo Muccioli: now it's France to score

Now it was Michel Robert's turn to score the first victory for France. Robert, who in the nineties did ride for San Patrignano's jumping team, with which he became both individual and team silver medallist at the world champioship in Le Hague (1994), won the SEA prize, an accumulator competition, in front an audience of 3000 people gathered to the community arena to attend the show jumping closing evening.
The French, aboard the 11 years old bay mare Olympia, preceded the German Heinrich Engmann on Candela, again on the second place as in the first afternoon competition, the Belgian Francois Mathy Jnr on Ivoor, and the Colombian Juan Carlos Garcia on Thorn.
Particularly satisfied with the event's progress, the Dutch rider Emile Hendrix, technical counselor for San patrignano show-jumping, said: "In this edition all is going for the best and tonight the audience looks forward the start of the Grand Prix. This is another proof how attracting are competitions by night. By the way even Athen's Olympic Commitee would like to introduce this nightly innovation in a most important event like olympic games


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