Germany in the lead for the Juniors and Netherlands for Young Riders Team competition in the provisional results

Germany in the lead for the Juniors and Netherlands for Young Riders Team competition in the provisional results

Amongst the 16 nations competing for the Team Junior medals Germany is provisionally in the lead at the conclusion of the first day. In front of the Ground Jury headed by Peter Holler (GER) (amongst the judges also the Italian Barbara Ardu who is the judge in C) the German juniors today – Julia De Ridder riding Comtessa (71.135%) and Ellen Richter riding Fontane (72.243%) , succeeded in obtaining the best overall points (143,378%) ahead of Netherlands (139,135%) whose very young riders were Marjan Hooge Fulltime (71,459%) and Lotte Meulendiks riding Tom Tom Go (67,676%). In third provisional position is Denmark (138,081%), thanks to the accurate riding of Amanda Overgaard riding Horsebo Smarties (68,865%) and Kristine Koch Bejtrup riding Cavaler (69,216%).

Italy with Xenia Herta Schumann riding Samba Khan (65,784%) and Camilla Mauro riding Santo Stefano Francis (65,730%) is currently in 11th position in the Junior Team competition.

A tough battle is ensuing in the Team competition for the 14 Nations vying for the Young Rider Team medals (President of the Jury the Italian Enzo Truppa). The provisional results are inverted from the Juniors: Netherlands (142,658%) is at the lead of the provisional placings. Entering into the arena representing the Dutch Young Riders were Denise Nekeman riding Boston STH (70,658%) and Jeanine Nieuwenhuis riding Hexagon’s Baldacci (72,000%). Occupying second position we find again Germany with a total percentage of 142,000%. In third provisional position is Denmark (139,156%) represented by Emilie Holm Toft riding Ramia Lox (69,132%) and Kathrine Springborg riding May Candelero (70,026%).

The Italians are thirteenth with Vittoria Zaniboni riding Saffierduna (64,053%) and Valentina Croce riding Nirvana XV, who almost at the end of their test unexpectedly decided to retire.

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