CSIJY WIERDEN NETHERLANDS 21-23 JUNE 2001 - IRELAND THIRD IN JUNIOR/YOUNG RIDER NATIONS CUP
Despite only being able to field a team of three riders, Ireland managed to take Third place in the combined Junior/Young Rider Nations Cup at Wierden, in the Netherlands, today (June 22). The Netherlands, who had fielded their crack under-21 Team, took First place, while Belgium took Second.
Richie Moloney, who jumped a double clear to help bring Ireland up from Sixth at the half-way stage, also took a Third in the 1.45m Jump-Off Class earlier in the day, while Michael Kearins won the 1.30m Speed Class.
The Irish riders hope to go forward to the European Junior and Young Rider Championships scheduled for Gijon, in Spain, between 18 and 22 of July.
RESULTS -CSIJY WIERDEN NETHERLANDS 21-23 JUNE 2001
JUNIOR/YOUNG RIDER NATIONS CUP JUNE 22
1) NETHERLANDS 8 Faults
2) BELGIUM 16 Faults
3) IRELAND 20 Faults
Michael Kearins: Adventure 8/4
Dan Walsh; Duc du Moyan 8/0
Richie Moloney; Apollinaire 0/0
Result: 1.30m Table C Speed Class June 22
1) Michael Kearins (IRL) Shalom Tip Toe; Faults 0.00 Time 60.42 Prize Money
400 Guilders (IR£143)
2) Christopher Steinau (GER) Lea 49; Faults 0.00 Time 62.96 Prize Money 300
3) Sabrina Albrecht (GER) Atlanta; Faults 0.00 Time 63.82 Prize Money 250
Result: 1.45m Jump-Off Class June 22
1) Kelly Vandousselaere (BEL) Jasmine; Faults 0.00 0.00 Time 49.92
2) Linn Zakariasson (SWE) Cornelia; Faults 0.00 0.00 Time 51.82
3) Richie Moloney (IRL) Robin Hood; Faults 0.00 0.00 Time 52.05