Gregory Wathelet inspired with his fellowman Niels Bruynseels completed both competitions in 1 foul of the Global Champions League, to move up to tenth place in the overall standings. (Photo © Stefano Grasso)
The Global Champions League continued with the seventh leg of the championship in Monaco and the Vienna Eagles managed to dominate, thanks to a perfect double day of Gregory Wathelet of Belgium and his fellowman Niels Bruynseels, who did it in only 1 failure to climb to the 10th place of the overall classification.
Gregory Wathelet, accompanied by the 13-year-old stallion Eldorado van het Vijverhof (Thunder van de Zuuthoeve), took the first and third places in the two competitions, while Niels Bruynseels with the 10-year-old mare Cas de Liberte (Cracky Z), accumulating between both rider only 1 fault to add 30 points in they account, which increased to 98 points in the tenth place.
For second place the Shanghai Swans accumulated 4 fouls, which thanks to their 25 points they increased to a accumulated of 106 in the sixth place of the overall, completing a first competition clear with the rounds of Jessica Springsteen and Daniel Deusser, then on the second day with the victory of Roger-Yves Bost secured their position, despite the 4 fouls added by the American Jessica Springsteen.
The third place was Mexico Amigos to take 21 points, which placed them in fifth place with 107 points, being accumulated 4 fouls in both days, but 5 seconds slower than Shanghai Swans with the results of Yuri Mansur and Christian Ahlmann.
After seven legs in the Global Champions League, Valkenswaard United still leading with 133 points, Hamburg Diamonds second with 125 points, St. Tropez Pirates third with 122 points, London Knights fourth in 111 points and fifth Mexico Amigos with 107 points.