Irish Shane Sweetnam Olympics Video Update – Sweetnam, the first of the Irish in the ring for the group showjumping last, fell off Alejandro after his mount collided with various fences and lost a shoe all the while.
Ireland experienced an early leave the group showjumping last.
Shane Sweetnam, the first of the Irish in the ring, fell off Alejandro after his mount collided with various fences and lost a shoe all the while.
Stopper local Sweetnam got away from sound yet conceded that he ‘was in shock’ following the occurrence.
Pony Sport Ireland bosses concluded then to pull out their two leftover riders – Bertram Allen and Darragh Kenny – from rivalry as capability for the main 10 was ‘amazingly impossible’ following the previous end of Sweetnam.
Bertram Allen and Darragh Kenny, who had additionally contended in the individual occasion, were expected to take an interest after Sweetnam.
Anyway with the odds of capability essentially non-existent get-togethers’ disposal, the group chose to pull out.
The choice was taken to pull out after Shane Sweetnam fell off his pony Alejandro after various leap flaws.
With Sweetnam disposed of, it left the two leftover riders Bertram Allen and Darragh Kenny with a for all intents and purposes incomprehensible errand to fit the bill for the last.
Sweetnam was uniquely in real life in light of the fact that Cian O’Connor chose to pull out his pony Kilkenny from the group even get-togethers experienced a nosebleed in the individual last on Wednesday.
O’Connor had completed joint seventh, with just a period shortcoming keeping him from taking part in the decoration hop off.
Be that as it may, in spite of the fact that he at first demonstrated the pony was OK subsequent to being checked by vets, he later pulled out from the group occasion.
Allen had come fifteenth and Kenny seventeenth in the individual contest, having not proceeded too in the last as they had in the qualifiers.