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WEG Showjumping - Ireland In Team Fifth After Opening Day

Ireland is now lying 5th in World Championship Team Show Jumping after today's opening speed class at Jerez, Spain, on a total of 10.74 points.

And all four Irish riders - Kevin Babington, Peter Charles, Cian O'Connor and Dermott Lennon, are still in contention for individual medals, all being within two fences of the leader, Markus Fuchs.

The team medals will be decided at Nations Cup day tomorrow (Thursday), while aggregate individual points achieved today and tomorrow will determine which riders go through to the Top 25 competition on Saturday. From the Top 25, a Top 4 will jump for individual medals on Sunday.

RTE coverage of the World Equestrian Games is as follows:
THURSDAY September 19 RTE1 11.45 pm
SATURDAY September 21 RTE2 10.50 pm
SUNDAY September 22 RTE2 11.05 pm


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