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Swiss double victory at the conclusion

Steve Guerdat won in Gothenburg for the third Time in his career, the world Cup Final. In the world rankings-the First was on the Alamo in front of his team colleague Martin Fuchs in the saddle of the mold Clooney.

Already before the decisive handling Guerdat and Fox had between ranks 1 and 2. The Swiss proved their nerve and defended with blank rode their positions at the 1.3-million-Euro-a highlight of the winter half of the year. Third, the European champion Peder Fredricson from Sweden with Catch Me Not.

A long list of success

Guerdat took in the now 41-year history of the world Cup Finals to compare with the indoor world Championships as the fifth horseman or Horsewoman a third title. Already done this, Austria's Hugo Simon, the Brazilian Rodrigo Pessoa, Germany's Marcus Ehning and Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum, a German-American rider. In 2015, the native of native of Canton Jura with Paille in Las Vegas and 2016 in Gothenburg, had been with Corbinian successfully.

And with regard to the podium places at the world Cup Final, Guerdat an increase in walking: in 2007, third in the vault, in 2012 and 2013, respectively, Second in the saddle of Nino, as well as 2015, 2016 and 2019 first with Paille, Corbinian, or the Alamo - actually, its number 2 behind Bianca!

As of last summer, to the world in Tryon, the a close friend of his Guerdat and Fox were Championships together on the podium. At that time there was silver (Fox) and Bronze. And, as in North Carolina, the two convinced on the final day. Guerdat started on Sunday as the third-place finisher, Fox as number 4 to the two final circuits. The Leader Eduardo Alvarez Aznar of Spain was still in the 8. Rank back, the crowd favourite Fredricson was in the 3. Rank passed through. The Swede had become a half years ago in Gothenburg, the champion of Europe. (sda)

Created: 07.04.2019, 17:18 PM

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