Govardhan claims title

Govardhan Lal, astride Pappan, clears a hurdle en route to the Category ‘C’ showjumping title in the FEI World Jumping in Bangalore on Tuesday. DH PHOTO

Govardhan of ASC Centre and College cleared all the hurdles easily to complete the jumps with zero faults to take home the title. Ankit Shegal of Equestrian Centre of Excellence, riding Hero’s Friend, hit two obstacles, and ended up with eight faults for the second spot.
Colonel R S Yadav, (astride Tulip), also had eight faults but the ASC College and Centre rider was pushed to third place as he took more time to finish his routine.

Jigisha of Agram Riding and Polo Academy beat team-mate Shreya Yadav to win the Children Jalebi Race. Jigisha scored eight points out of a possible ten while Shreya could only manage seven points.

Results:
FEI Show Jumping Category ‘C’ (third round): Govardhan Lal (ASC Centre & College) zero fault, 1; Ankit Shegal (ECE, Bangalore) 8 fault, 2; Col R S Yadav  (ASC) 8 fault, 3.
Children Jalebi Race: Jigisha (Agram Riding and Polo Academy) 8 points, 1; Shreya Yadav (ARPA) 7 pts, 2.

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