Rio 2016 Olympics - Grand Prix dressage round-up
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An exciting two days of dressage in Rio leaves the British dressage team in silver medal position after the grand prix. Charlotte Dujardin put in a stunning test with Valegro to score 85.071%, leaving them in the lead individually. Her score lifts Britain to the silver medal position at the half-way point of the team competition, which will be decided after the grand prix special today (12th August).
The top six teams are all through to today's grand prix special plus the top eight riders not qualified through team participation.
|Team standings||Individual standings|
|1. Germany (81.295% average)||1. Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro (GBR) 85.071%|
|2. Great Britain (79.252% average)||2. Kristina Sprehe and Desperados FRH (GER) 82.257%|
|3. USA (76.971% average)||2. Dorothee Schneider and Showtime FRH (GER) 80.986%|
The British times for the Grand Prix Special today are:
• Spencer Wilton and Super Nova II – 2.20pm (6.20pm British time)
• Fiona Bigwood and Orthilia – 3.02pm (7.02pm British time)
• Carl Hester and Nip Tuck – 3.29pm (7.29pm British time)
• Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro – 3.56pm (7.56pm British time)
The combined scores from the grand prix and the grand prix special give the result of the team competition.
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