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Brazilian Rider Suffers Pelvis Injury

September 21, 2000|Associated Press

Brazilian three-day rider Roberto Macedo was injured during competition on the cross-country course at Sydney.

Macedo's horse, Fricote, hit a wide, solid fence with his chest and flipped, landing on top of his rider today. Macedo was taken to a local hospital with a suspected pelvis injury, according to officials at the Sydney International Equestrian Center.

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