Mexico wins historic silver medal at World Equestrian Festival in Germany

Mexico wins historic silver medal at World Equestrian Festival in Germany
Mexico wins historic silver medal at World Equestrian Festival in Germany

The Mexican equestrian jumping team made history by winning a silver medal at the prestigious Nations Cup CHIO World Equestrian Festival Aachenheld in Aachen, Germany.

This achievement not only highlights her talent and dedication, but also marks an important step in her preparation for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

The teams that achieved second place were Nicolas Pizarro (Pia contra), Andrés Azcárraga (Contendros 2), Federico Fernández (Romeo) and Eugenio Garza Pérez (Contago).

“Everything went very well, closing with the final preparation with the team heading to Paris 2024 and what was experienced today is historic for our sport, the how, where and with the solidity that was achieved must be praised because this is a before and after for national equestrianism,” the rider mentioned Nicolas Pizarro to the National Sports Commission (Conade).

The gold medal in this event was won by the Irish team after two clean rounds, while Mexico and Great Britain committed four faults in the final score, but the nationals completed the course in less time.

Eugenio Garza Pérez won a gold medal in the individual obstacle course with a height of 1.50 metres in a five-star competition. He did so with his horse Victer Finn DH Z, 16 years old and with whom he has been riding for nine years. They crossed the finish line in 27.43 seconds in the second phase of the jumping event, which was made up of two riders.

The silver medal went to Germany’s Richard Vogel (Cydello) and the bronze went to Great Britain’s Ben Maher (Exit Remo).

Mexican equestrian show jumping pairings for the 2024 Olympics are defined

The national equestrian jumping team that will fight to put Mexico on the top at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games has been defined.

A statement from CONADE, indicates Eugenio Garza Pérez (Contago), José Antonio Chedraui Eguía (H-Lucky Retto) and Carlos Hank Guerreiro (H5 Porthos Maestro WH Z) as those chosen to represent the country at the Palace of Versailles.

Garza, Chedraui and Guerreiro will have the support of Andrés Azcárraga Rivera Torres, reserve rider (Contendros 2).

The team will be directed by Mark David Calculatoras well as veterinarian Geoffrey Vernon and trainers Daniela García and Rafael David Faes.

With information from Reforma and the National Sports Commission

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