For the Russians, Donata Rimsaite cleared all the obstacles but her teammate Ilia Frolov struggled around the course and could not finish. Unable to recover, they received zero points according to the new rule which came into force this year and it has put them out of medal contention. The Czech and Mexican teams also received zero points.
The Chinese pair Xiaonan Zhang and Jianli Guo will start in 3rd place, 44 seconds behind the Hungarians.
USA Team Margaux Isaksen and Dennis Bowsher had the best ride of all the teams, scoring 1124 points and will start in 5th place just behind the Latvians Elena Rublevska and Deniss Cerkovskis.