Sweden takes the lead at European Championships Riesenbeck

Sweden takes the lead at European Championships Riesenbeck

Today the first round was set at the European Championships in Riesenbeck. In Ludger Beerbaum's backyard the 1.50m Table C counted for the individual and team ranking. Sweden takes a strong lead.

Second but last rider, Germany's David Will (Photo) set the fastest track with his 13-year-old  C Vier (Cardento). The pair is taking the lead in the individual ranking and are followed by Sweden's Peder Fredricson aboard Catch Me Not S (Cardento). Together with the 15-year-old gelding the Sweden showjumping rider was over one second faster as compatriot Douglas Lindelöw with his 11-year-old son of Chacco-Blue, Casquo Blue.

France's Olivier Robert follows in a fourth place with his SF-gelding, Vivaldi Des Meneaux. Reigning European Champion, Martin Fuchs follows in a fifth place with Leone Jei.

Zweden on top

The Swedish showjumping team is in the lead for the gold medal. Germany and Switzerland follow in a second and third place.

Team Ranking


Tomorrow at 1.00pm the first part of the Nations Cup competition is planned, followed by the second part on Friday. Sunday the individual finals take place.

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