The Longines Global Champions Tour and the Global Champions League, Team Competition, CSI 5* GPs, bring together more than 60 top show jumpers in the world from 20 nations, to compete in prestigious 17 locations 2018 spanning three continents -
This 17 event Tour offers some of the most explosive and exciting competition of any equestrian series, and Millions of people tune in or visit these events to enjoy thrilling action and world class hospitality from the world’s premier show jumping series, featuring the top ranked show jumpers in the world.
A successful season up to now also for worlds best Riders such as spanish Eduardo Álvarez Aznar (podiums in Mexico City, Madrid, Cascais, Saint Tropez, etc.) and Team 'Madrid in Motion' sponsored by 'Herederos del Marqués de Riscal' and others, scoring important points in all 9 past events -
Next event #10 : PARIS 5.-
Longines Paris Eiffel Jumping will be a unique sporting, social and cultural spectacular, set once again against the backdrop of one of the world's most iconic landmarks, the Eiffel Tower.
The grandeur and magic of this mystical city Paris have been described by many famous writers and yet it still retains the enigmatic feel of Mona Lisa’s smile. Paris one of the most visited cities of the world, also boasts a high concentration of national and international political, scientific and cultural institutions and has the largest business district in Europe. A legendary centre of fashion and haute couture tailoring, Paris Fashion Week is still the most celebrated event in the fashion world.
And French “art de vivre” will as well be celebrated through gastronomy in the reception areas of the LGCT event, with restaurants run by two famous 3-
Over 50,000 visitors are expected to what's become a meeting place for horse lovers around the world in this celebration of all things Equus.
Top international riders this weekend in Paris:
Seven out of the top 10 in the LGCT ranking will be in action with 1. Edwina Tops-
Other top international riders this weekend include names such as Eduardo Álvarez Aznar (ESP), Christian Ahlmann (GER), Maikel van der Vleuten (NED), Simon Delestre (FRA), Jerome Guery (BEL), Gregory Wathelet (BEL), Roger-
The GCL CSI 5* GP, a team competition, where riders unite like never before to compete for points in the overall Championship.
In 2018 a total of 19 international Teams (5 riders/Team) participate in this global race, such as current championship Leader Team 'London Knights' (Ben Maher, Martin Fuchs, Olivier Philippaerts, Nicola Philippaerts, Emily Moffitt); 'Valkenswaard United', (Marcus Ehning, Bertram Allen, Alberto Zorzi, Jur Vrieling, Maurice Tebbel); Team 'Rome Gladiators', (Lorenzo de Luca, Laura Kraut, Marlon Módolo Zanotelli, Abdel Saïd, Constant van Paesschen);
and other successful Teams fighting for the Medalls such as 'Madrid in Motion' (Eduardo Álvarez Aznar, Maikel van der Vleuten, Marc Houtzager, Eric van der Vleuten, Michael G Duffy: sponsored by 'Herederos del Marqués de Riscal' and 'Massimo Dutti').
In Paris, the three top Rider 'Marc Houtzager, Maikel van der Vleuten, and Eduardo Álvarez Aznar will represent the 'Madrid in Motion' team and fight hard for more points !
As all roads lead to the innovative new GC Prague Playoffs 'Super Cup', which will see the top teams compete in the ultimate showdown in December 2018, so every point counts over the course of the Championship calendar.
Thursday 5th July
12:30 CSI 5* Prix Renault 1.45m (€25.000)
17:00 CSI 5* GCL of Paris Round 1 -
20:15 CSI 5* Record de Saut en Hauteur presented by Renault -
21:30 Garde Républicaine Show
Friday 6th July
12:30 CSI 5* Prix Renault Mobility 1.45/1.50m (€50.000)
15:00 National Junior Class Les Étoiles du LPEJ with La Région Ile de France 1.30/1.35m
17:30 National Pony class Equi-
18:45 CSI 5* Longines Eiffel Challenge 1.50/1.55m (€100.000)
21:15 Garde Républicaine Show
Saturday 7th July
12:50 Tourisme Équestre Show
16:00 CSI 5* GCL of Paris presented by Massimo Dutti Round 2 -
19:15 CSI 5* Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Paris -
21:15 Garde Républicaine & Clémence Faivre Show
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