Saturday, July 06, 2019

Estonia champion over Norway in Kõrvemaa - Full Article

6th July 2019
Race Report made with the assistance of Merike Udrik-Õispuu

Kõrvemaa, Estonia. Friday 28 and Saturday 29 June 2019. Kõrvemaa, also known for excellent ski trails, hosted riders & teams last weekend. Estonia excelled the famous skiing country Norway, although this time in endurance riding, with Estonia securing three Baltic and Nordic championship gold medals and Norway winning one.

Athletes from six countries competed in Kõrvemaa, Norway present with the biggest number of starters, aiming to take home the most coveted victories in Baltic and Nordic Championships. The competition was exciting from start to finish.

Duel between Norway and Estonia

Jasmin Viinamägi on Ilueedi (EST) had a very strong ride in the CEIYJ1* (86 km), which was also a Nordic Championship class. The pair finished with a 7 minute lead ahead of two Norwegian competitors, Amanda Mælum Engevold (Arina) and Sarah Kjørberg (Toruk Bey). The winner’s riding time was 4:31:58,3 with an average speed of 18,97 km/h. Arina finishing third, was also awarded the Best Condition prize...

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