After 4 days of intense emotional sport, the maneuverability check was the result of the one-horse driving world championships, in the present day on the Haras nationwide du Pin, within the Orne. On this event, the French crew was topped whereas the Dutch Saskia Siebers was topped in particular person forward of the French Marion Vignaud.
On the menu for the final day of the One-Horse Driving World Championships, in the present day at Pin-au-Haras, within the Orne, a dealing with course drawn up by the Dutchman Johan Jacobs 650m lengthy and composed of twenty gates of 1 .60m large materialized by cones surmounted by a ball that shouldn’t be jostled below penalty of being penalized by three factors. All to be accomplished at a pace of 250m per minute, or an allotted time of two’36”. Focus, precision, pace and agility have been important for the seventy-one groups competing. The leaders adopted each other in the other way of the provisional classification on the profession of the fort. If the primary to current posted a cumulative rating of 244 factors on the finish of the dressage and the marathon, the contenders for the title, final to begin, totaled scores decrease than 130 factors, therefore an growing stress extra palpable over the hours previous the ultimate end result and the awarding of particular person and crew medals.
This check didn’t turn into as selective as one might need thought since twenty leaders didn’t cost a single ball on the bottom and eight of them accomplished a double clear spherical within the allotted time. Victory on this section went to Frenchman Jean-Michel Olive on the guides of Aleja de Mesenguy, in a wide ranging time of two’28”35. “I am delighted as a result of we have gained nearly each trip of the 12 months. I’ve had my mare for six months. Yesterday, the top of the marathon was a bit robust, however this shorter occasion is his favorite. It needed to be launched on D-Day, which is finished so we’re glad. We are going to work on dressage and bodily situation, however to complete within the prime fifteen is already good.”
Jean-Michel Olive beat Austrian Alexander Bösch and Finesse 374, who accomplished the course in 2’32”47, whereas Frenchman Clément Deschamps, related to Brume de Chablis, completed third in 2’32” 98. On the controls of Darwin de Féline, Claire Lefort completed fifth in 2’33”39. Whereas the French clan was able to acclaim its favourite champion, Marion Vignaud, then on the head of this championship with First High quality, the frustration was bitter as a lot for the chief herself, as for the federal administration and the general public, as a result of three balls fell to the bottom, therefore a penalty of 9 factors which propelled her to the top of the desk of this ultimate section.
“We’d have signed upfront for this consequence”, Quentin Simonet
Within the mixture of the three assessments, the person world title returned to the reigning champion, the Dutchwoman Saskia Siebers, with the guides of her devoted Axel, totaling 135.16 factors. Marion Vignaud needed to accept the silver medal with a rating of 136.46, whereas bronze went to Canadian Kelly Houtappels Bruder and Flip (139.64). “I do not know why I utterly failed this check. My horse was excellent and really out there for rest, a really perfect rest, with out fail. I did not really feel like I had extra strain than common, particularly for the reason that maneuverability was achievable. We may see all day that there have been only a few balls on the bottom. On the monitor, I did not notice the primary fault, my groom warned me of the second, and I believed I used to be nonetheless within the lead once I crossed the end line. I noticed once I heard the general public’s disappointment…”
In groups, France, which dominated this competitors, gained the gold medal, because of Claire Lefort, Fabrice Martin and Marion Vignaud, with a ultimate rating of 267.88 factors. The Dutch crew, consisting of Eline Houterman, Saskia Siebers and Frank van der Doelen, took silver with a ultimate rating of 281.05 factors. The third step of the rostrum welcomed Germany (Dieter Lauterbach, Marie Tischer and Anne Unzeitig) with a complete of 290.98 factors. “We gained the crew championship. Marion Vignaud gained silver. All our groups completed within the first half of the classification. I’m very happy with the general efficiency of the collective”commented Quentin Simonet, nationwide technical adviser and crew chief. “Clearly, we are able to at all times discover some factors to enhance, however we might have signed upfront for this consequence. You must forgive us for any little frustrations within the warmth of the second, however I wish to congratulate the work of everybody, who delivered excellent championships, in addition to the Haras du Pin group crew, who delivered an excellent occasion. It’s optimistic for the self-discipline in France.”