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Allen impressive in Caen

Irish showjumping prospect Bertram Allen served further notice of his talent by finishing seventh individually at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Caen.

Allen, 19, jumped three clears from five rounds aboard Molly Malone V during a long and testing competition that has run throughout most of the Games' second week.

Three Irish riders finished in the top 12, with Denis Lynch ninth aboard All Star 5 and Darragh Kenny filling 12th spot with Imothep.

The top four finishers on Saturday will now contest Sunday's final at Stade D'Ornano.

Frenchman Patrice Delaveau (Orient Express HDC), American Beezie Madden (Cortes C), Swede Rolf Goran-Bengtsson (Casall Ask) and Holland's Jeroen Dubbeldam (Zenith SFN) not only ride their own horses, but also each of their rivals' before medal positions are decided.

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