Sam Sacksen (Somerset, Pa.) was the top U.S. finisher on Saturday during the men's final round of competition at World Cup #1 in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Sacksen placed 19th with 5464 points.
The gold medal went to David Svoboda of the Czech Republic who tallied 5868 points. He was joined on the podium by Russia's Serguei Karyakin who won the silver medal with 5724 points, and bronze medalist Andrejus Zadneprovskis who totaled 5720.
The women's final will take place on Sunday with American Margaux Isaksen (Fayetteville, Ark.) in action.
Check out the live results from the World Cup at http://www.pentathlon.org/index.php?option=com_wrapper&view=wrapper&Itemid=126.