FEI World Cup Jumping: Pessoa Wins in Bordeaux  

11 Feb 2004

Meredith Michael-Beerbaum joins Lansink in the Top Ten of the Standings 

Double World Cup Champion Rodrigo Pessoa scooped the 25,000 Euro winners prize and rocketed up the league leaderboard with a superb victory in the FEI World Cup qualifying competition in Bordeaux riding Baloubet du Rouet. Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum finished 4th and is now leading the standings together with Jos Lansink.

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1. Jos Lansink and Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum - 57.
3. Helena Weinberg - 53
4. Thomas Velin - 52
5. Eric Van der Vleuten - 51
6. Marco Kutscher - 50
7. Rolf-Goran Bengtsson - 46
8. Michael Whitaker - 45
9. Ludo Philippaerts and Toni Hassmann - 42

The next leg of the FEI World Cup series takes place in Vigo, Spain on Saturday 14 February. The Press Officer Alejandra Mier Rodriguez can be reached at Tel: ++34 657 593093 or Email: amier@csivigo.com.


After Vigo, which will also host two competitions of the FEI Driving World Cup, there will be only three more World Cup in Jumping (Paris, s'Hertogenbosch and Goteborg) before the Final which will be held from 21 to 25 April in Milan.

BIOGRAPHIES on riders competing in the FEI World Cup series are available at http://bios.horsesport.org.

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