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By M. Satya Narayan, Chief Sports Reporter
Published: 00:00 December 11, 2011
Abu Dhabi: It still had not sunk in for the Uruguayan teenager, who kept playing with his two-year-old sister even as journalists threw questions at the new junior world endurance champion.
Martin Stirling, 15, scored a huge win for his country with gold in the individual event, and also made a big contribution to the team's victory.
"My horse Vendaval is a great horse and all credit goes to him," said Stirling, whose parents along with his two brothers and sister were all there to celebrate with him.
"I have come second on Vendaval in the junior championship in Uruguay but to win here in the UAE is good.
"In the final loop I just concentrated on my horse and towards the end the Australian rider gave me a hard challenge."
Stirling's win was the second for Uruguay in the Junior World Championship, their earlier victory coming in the 2006 event in Argentina.
"We had prepared well as a team and I am happy for the other riders who helped us win the team gold also," he said, adding that he was bowled over by the facilities at the Emirates International Endurance Village...
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