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WEG Showjumping - Ireland 7th In Team Final

THE Irish team of Dermott Lennon, Peter Charles, Kevin Babington and Cian O'Connor finished 7th overall in the Team Final at Jerez today (Thursday).

Dermott Lennon on Liscalgot jumped a double clear, Peter Charles on Corrada jumped 8/4, Kevin Babington on Carling King had 8/0, but Cian O'Connor and
Waterford Crystal suffered a fall in the first round and were forced to retire.

Three Irish riders - Babington, Charles and Lennon - qualify individually for the Top 25 rider final on Saturday, and are still in contention for medals.

The final individual placing after two days' competition was:
Dermot Lennon 6th
Kevin Babington 15th
Peter Charles 23rd

The final team placing was:
1) France 13.22 penalties
2) Sweden 21.02 penalties
3) Belgium 22.68 penalties
4) Germany 27.69 penalties
5) Netherlands 29.39 penalties
6) USA 29.75 penalties
7) Ireland 30.94 penalties

21 teams in total competed.


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