February 8, 2014 -- Kimberly and Cassidy Palmer closed out the 2014 FEI World Cup Vaulting Final in fourth-place in the Pas de Deux Championship following a fourth place finish in Saturday's second round on competition. The Palmers made history over the weekend as pas de deux competition was held for the first time ever as part of the Finals which were hosted at the Bordeaux Exhibition Centre in Bordeaux, France.
The Palmer sisters (Half Moon Bay, Calif.) and lunger Wolfgang Rentz's Leon 36 scored 7.451 in their second and final round of the Finals. They finished on an overall score of 7.606, less than 3/10ths of a point behind the third place combination.
Austria's Jasmin Lindner and Lukas Wacha were victorious in the the Pas de Deux Championship on an overall score of 8.783. In the Individual Female division Italy's Anna Cavallaro was the winner on a score of 8.522, while France's Nicolas Andreani won the Individual Male competition on a score of 8.826.
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