Miles Places Third in FEI Eventing World Cup Final
Gladstone, NJOctober 28, 2003U.S. Equestrian Team
(USET) eventing rider Gina Miles of Creston, CA finished third
in the inaugural FEI Eventing World Cup Final in Pau, France.
Miles won the Bronze Medal on her McKinlaigh when she completed
the CIC with an overall score of 53.0 penalties, narrowly missing
the Silver Medal. Winning the World Cup was Linda Algotsson of
Sweden, individual Silver Medalist at the European Eventing Championships
at Punchestown in September. Algotsson finished with 38.0 penalties
on Stand By Me. Placing second was Andrew Nicholson of New Zealand
who scored 51.6 on Fenicio.
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