Madden, Cortes ‘C’ Withdrawn From Olympic Jumping

Cortes ‘C’ sustained an injury during the first round of the team competition on Aug. 16.
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The U.S. Olympic Show Jumping Team has withdrawn Beezie Madden and Cortes ‘C’ from competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Cortes ‘C’, known around the barn as "Tiny," sustained an injury during Round One of the team competition on Tuesday and in the best interest of the horse’s welfare, the decision was made to withdraw the horse from competition.

The United States will head into Wednesday’s team final in a four-way tie for first. As a three-member team, the U.S. will not have a drop-score to utilize in Round Two.

Beezie and John Madden made the following statement: "We are heartbroken to announce that Cortes ‘C’ sustained a tendon injury in yesterday’s competition and will be unable to compete for Team USA today. We are confident that he will make a full recovery

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