Fellers just misses medal in show jumping

Fellers just misses medal in show jumping

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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 08: Rich Fellers of the United States riding Flexible competes in the Individual Jumping Equestrian on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Greenwich Park on August 8, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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Posted on August 8, 2012 at 11:04 AM

LONDON - A late rail knockdown and a .45 of a second time penalty kept Wilsonville's Rich Fellers and his horse Flexible off the medals stand in individual show jumping.

The mistakes came in the first run. Fellers finished the second run without a flaw, but left him with an eighth-place finish.

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Steve Guerdat, the only rider with two clean rides, won the gold. Netherlands' Gerco Schroder took silver in a jumpoff against Ireland's Cian O'Connor, who won bronze after missing the last rail in the extra ride.

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