Equestrianism: Whitaker leads British one-two

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John Whitaker recorded Britain's first victory in this season's Volvo World Cup qualifier series when he won with Welham in Berlin.

His Olympic team-mate Geoff Billington underlined British success in the seventh of 15 European league events by finishing as runner-up on It's Otto. Whitaker, winner of the World Cup final in 1990 and 1991, had earned only one point from his previous two qualifier appearances but victory earned him 20 more to take him towards the Gothenburg final in spring.