American Men 8th in Team Relay at Worlds

Sept. 06, 2010, 11:56 a.m. (ET)

The U.S. men's team of Dennis Bowsher (Dallas, Texas), Will Brady (Howell, Mich.) and Sam Sacksen (Somerset, Pa.) placed 8th in the field of 16 on Monday during the team relay event at the 50th Modern Pentathlon World Championships in Chengdu, China.

The Americans finished with 5854 points, placing 10th in the fencing, 12th in the swim, 3rd in the riding event and 7th in the combined run/shoot.

Belarus won the relay with 6132 points, followed by Korea (6108) and Russia (6026) on the medal podium.