Former world champion Christian Ahlmann of Germany comfortably dominated the Winning Round with a 1.21 second lead over Swiss Steve Guerdat. (Photo © CHIO Aachen / Michael Strauch)
Former world ranking leader Christian Ahlmann of Germany dominated the Jumping Competition Winning Round to pleasure by stopping the clock in 44.33 seconds.
In what was a tough fight between former world leaders, world number 7 Christian Ahlmann accompanied by the 10-year-old Caribes Z (Caritano x Canabis Z), beat Swiss Olympic gold medalist Steve Guerdat and his mare of 9-year-old Ulysse des Forets (Col Canto x Le Tot de Semilly), who finished his course in 44.54 seconds.
For third place Bertram Allen of Ireland completed in 44.81 seconds its route with the 13-year-old mare Molly Malone V (Kannan x Cavalier), being escorted by Nadja Peter Steiner of Switzerland in fourth place and Michel Hendrix of the Netherlands in fifth place.
For the Pan American Ranking finished within the points Laura Kraut and Lauren Hough of the United States, completing both their Winning Round with 8 fouls in the 14th and 15th place, being accompanied Kraut by the 10-year-old gelding Confu (Contact Me x Cambridge) and Hough by the 14-year-old gelding Waterford (Coolcorron Cool Diamond x Julio Mariner XX).