Sunday, September 13, 2015

Jaume Punti Dachs wins 2015 European Championship

September 13 2015

Spain's Jaume Punti Dachs repeated his win in the 2013 European Endurance Championship by winning the 2015 FEI CEI**** 160-km European Championship held in Slovakia over the weekend of September 11-13. Riding the 14-year-old Ajayeb this year, the pair crossed the finish line in a time of 7:05.13, by just one second over the Netherlands' Marijke Visser, riding Laiza de Jalima. France's Jean Philippe France (another former European Endurance Champion) finished third aboard Secret De Mon Coeur in 7:13.31, just nipping 4th place Alex Luque Moral of Spain aboard Calandria PH by two seconds. Spain's Maria Ponton, yet another former European Champion, finished 5th riding Selif De La Nie.

Best Condition went to Jean Philippe Frances and Secret de Mon Coeur.

Spain won the Team Championship, in a combined time of 21:50.59. France took the silver in 22:42.28, and the Netherlands got the bronze, in 23:54.31.

37 riders out of 65 starters completed the course.

For complete results, see

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