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Gold for Britian!

Britain's eventers won team gold and William Fox-Pitt claimed individual silver at the World Equestrian Games.

Leading after the dressage and cross-country, Britain started poorly as Tina Cook had eight faults in the jumps.

But with the best three rounds counting for the team, Nicola Wilson, Mary King and Fox-Pitt's clear rounds saw Britain win ahead of Canada and New Zealand.

Dorset-based Fox-Pitt had to settle for second after German Michael Jung's clear ensured he clung on to top spot.

New Zealander Andrew Nicholson (Nereo) took the individual bronze.

Olympian Fox-Pitt could have had three fences down and Britain would still have clinched team gold following Wilson's and King's excellent rides on Opposition Buzz and Imperial Cavalier respectively.

However, he steered Cool Mountain around safely to finish with an individual score of 42 penalties, nine behind Jung, and give his team a final tally of 139.40, 12.10 points better than the Canadians.

It was Britain's first team title at the Games - which are held every four years - since 1994.