The red-white-red quartet managed to take fifth place on the final day of the European Championship. Own it with powerful cross-country ridesUnfortunately not caught. All four team riders — three of whom were competing in a championship for the first time — finished the final with three downs. The team then slipped to seventh place. While things didn’t go as planned for the local talent on the course, good performances in the cross-country means the Austrian, who competed in Hartpury for the first time with a team since 2015, can look confidently to the future of the event.
In the individual rankings, Magdalena Selhofer (46.2) with Highlight RZ is the best Austrian in 20th place, Jana Aigner (51.7) with Sunday’s gold is 27th, Helena Wurmer (55.1) is 30th with Innsbruck and Amy Rose Freuver (55.1). 60.8) Gin and Tonic at 37th place.
Young rider Robin Erkinger recorded two lows in the jumping with his Trackner highlight and 0.8 penalty points. His 63.1 minus points ultimately ranked 32nd.
The junior teams from Great Britain celebrated two great home victories defeating teams from Germany (Silver Young Riders, Bronze Juniors) and Ireland (Bronze Young Riders, Silver Juniors).
New individual world champion for young riders Sasi Gardo (F), Matthias Ruder from Germany won gold in the junior category.
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