Alexandr Belekhov is just behind the top-three
The second day of CSI5* Helsinki stated with good results showed by Russian rider Alexandr Belekhov.
Alexandr Belekhov and 8-year-old Chapter jumped clear and got 4th place in 140 cm class. The top-three got Andrius Petrovas, Constant vant Paesschen and Kristupas Petraitis who has won the class riding Londano. Two more Russian riders were behind the prized group for a split second: Vladimir Beletsky with Quinaro got 13th and Valeria Sokolovva riding Lu Lu got 14th place. Result list
The next class - UB Grand prix has raised the obstacles hight up to 160 cm and topped the class with jump-off. Moreover the competition counts for Longines ranking. The world top riders with million-cost horses fought for this opportunity. But only one got the first place. This time it was Swiss rider Martin Fuchs with PSG Future. The only Russian athlet dared to compete against the world stars in this competition is Vladimir Beletsky. This international level rider and his top-horse Rocketman jumped confidently and professionaly and got 18th place with one fence down. Result list
150 cm against the clock class has gathered three Russian riders in the start list, but only one of them got into the raw of prized competitors. It is Alexandr Belekhov and Quincy who got 12th place. Valeria Sokolova and Sir Stanwell got 25th place and Olga Chechina got 31st place. Result list