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FEI Gandini World Jumping Riders Rankings
- FEI BCM World Dressage Riders Rankings
- FEI World Cup Jumping Preview: CSI-W Paris Bercy
- FEI World Cup Jumping Final
FEI GANDINI WORLD JUMPING RIDERS RANKINGS
Ludger Beerbaum back to the Top
With 2627 points, Ludger Beerbaum (GER) takes over the World No.
1 position of the FEI Gandini World Jumping Riders Rankings. The
Swiss Markus Fuchs, injured last December in Geneva, who was leading
the rankings since June 2003, is still not back to competition
and goes down to second place with a total of 2565 points, after
having dropped 310 points at the end of February.
Beerbaum won the Grand Prix at CSI-W Vigo (ESP) and finished second
of the Masters, whilst his closest challenger for the Number 1
position, Marcus Ehning (GER) scored no points in February. With
12490 points, Marcus Ehning therefore remains No 3 behind Markus
Rodrigo Pessoa (BRA) goes up one place and is now 4th with 2284
points after having won the World Cup of Bordeaux (FRA).
Toni Hassmann (GER) jumps up from 20th to 14th place thanks to
the 150 points he earned in Bordeaux, where he finished second
in the World Cup.
Olympic Champion Jeroen Dubbeldam (NED) is back in Top 20 thanks
to the points he earned in Bordeaux and Vigo.
Complete results available from www.horsesport.org, section consult,
FEI BCM WORLD DRESSAGE RIDERS RANKINGS
Due to delay in the reception of results, the FEI BCM World Dressage
Riders Rankings are not available yet. They will be published
shortly on the FEI website.
FEI WORLD CUP JUMPING
READY FOR PARIS ?
The 12th leg of the FEI World Cup Jumping series takes place in
Paris on 6 March 2004. The website for CSI-W Paris-Bercy is www.paris-horse-show.com
and Show Director is Jacinte Giscard d'Estaing.
BIOGRAPHIES on riders competing in the FEI World Cup series are
available at http://bios.horsesport.org.
FEI World Cup jumping has entered its 26th year. The series, created
in 1978, today comprises 12 leagues on all continents. The best
riders from over 100 World Cup preliminary competitions will qualify
for the Final in Milan (ITA) from 21 to 25 April 2004. The title-holder
is Markus Ehning (GER).
FEI WORLD CUP JUMPING FINAL IN MILAN
The 2004 FEI Jumping World Cup finals will be organised by the
Italian National Equestrian Federation (FISE) in conjunctions
with Media Partners and MKA, two experienced organisers of events
that have been partners of FISE for the last few years in the
organisation of the CSIO of Rome - Piazza di Siena.