Broken wrist derails Isaksen at Kremlin Cup
Margaux Isaksen (Fayetteville, Ark.) was forced to abandon Saturday's Kremlin Cup in Moscow, Russia after suffering a broken wrist in a fall during the warm-up period of the riding event.
Isaksen, a 2008 Olympian, started the day by placing 17th in the fencing with 10 victories, and was 10th in the swim with a time of 2:16.41. Not knowing the severity of the injury suffered in the ride warm-up, Isaksen gutted it out through the pain and accumulated 1160 points in the ride. But after being checked out by a doctor following the ride and learning the severity of the injury , Isaksen was forced to retire from the competition.
Victoria Tereshuk of Ukraine won the gold medal with 5412 points. She was followed by silver medalist Ekaterina Khuraskina of Russia with 5356 points and bronze medalist Anastasiya Prokopenko of Belarus with 5300 points.