Lamaze wins jump-off for gold; Madden of U.S. takes bronze

Updated: August 21, 2008, 1:37 PM ET
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HONG KONG -- Eric Lamaze of Canada rode Hickstead to the gold medal in Olympic equestrian individual jumping on Thursday.

Lamaze won a timed jump-off with Rolf-Goran Bengtsson of Sweden on Ninja, who took the silver medal. U.S. rider Beezie Madden on Authentic won the bronze.

Lamaze and Bengtsson were among 10 riders with clean rides in the first rounds, but they were the only ones to cleanly finish the second round.

Bengtsson knocked down one rail in the jump-off, while Lamaze ...

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