Isaksen Qualifies for World Cup #4 Final

May 07, 2010, 1:15 a.m. (ET)

2008 Olympian  Margaux Isaksen (Fayetteville, Ark.) has qualified for Saturday's women's final at World Cup #4 in Budapest, Hungary. Isaksen placed 9th in Group B during Thursday's qualification round with a total of 3,824 points. She placed 19th in the fencing event, and 7th in both the swim and the combined run/shoot.
Mickey Kelly (Colorado Springs, Colo.) finished 25th in Group A with 3,364 points and did not advance to the final on Saturday. Kelly was 8th in the fencing event, 25th in the swim and 15th in the combined run/shoot.
Friday's competition features the men's qualification round and U.S. athletes Eli Bremer (Monument, Colo.), Dennis Bowsher (Dallas, Texas) and Sam Sacksen (Somerset, Pa.).
The finals from Budapest will be broadcast LIVE on Internet TV at on May 8 & 9 from 16:15 local time (CEST, GMT +2 hours). The broadcast will feature highlights of the fencing and swimming events as well as live coverage of the riding and combined events.

The Budapest World Cup is the fourth in a series of six events which will culminate in the World Cup final to be held in Moscow, Russia on June 18-20.