Samuel Parot is the undisputed leader of Latin America.

The Chilean Samuel Parot extended his lead in Latino Ranking for another month, gradually approaching a year of reign as the region’s greatest exponent. Carlos López of Colombia went up to second place. (Photo © Stefano Grasso)


The Chilean Samuel Parot extended another month of his leadership in Latino Ranking, to continue consolidating as the main reference of region, despite not having added points during April month.

With a grand total of 1,750 points in its accumulated, Parot extends the advantage to its rivals, who have not been able since July 2016, except for Brazilian Cassio Rivetti who displaced him from the top a month, to dethrone the great solidity demonstrated by Chilean rider in its diverse results.

The variety for this new measurement of April was Colombian Carlos López, who climb two positions to be now the escort of leader. López, who is 245 points behind Samuel Parot, scored six effective results, being fifth place in CSI 5* Longines Global Champions Tour Mexico City his best result representing 85 of 170 points that got in that week, plus two interesting results in LGCT of Miami Beach with mare Cuplandra (Upgrade x Metall). For its part, Brazilian Pedro Veniss anchored in third position of Ranking with 1,487 points, thanks to two first places in CSI 2* Lanaken and CSI 2* Sancourt.

The Brazilian presence was felt in next four places with Marlon Modolo Zanotelli in fourth 43 points below Veniss, fifth Cassio Rivetti a little more distant from the lead with 422 points less, sixth Eduardo Menezes and seventh Yuri Mansur. Completed the Top 10 in eighth Eugenio Garza of Mexico, followed by his fellowmen Patrio Pasquel and tenth Brazilian Rodrigo Lambre.

To close with Top 20 in Latino Ranking, Santiago Lambre from Mexico is the owner of 11th position, being escorted by great surprise of new measurement Uruguayan Juan Manuel Luzardo, making a huge jump to 12th position, followed by Antonio Maurer of Mexico and Venezuelan Emanuel Andrade in box 14th. Alberto Michan of Mexico went down to 15th place, Felipe Ramos Guinato of Brazil was up to 16th, Jose Antonio Chedraui with the biggest setback in group when falling 12 Places, while lowering in classification but in smaller proportion Brazilian Rodrigo Pessoa and Mexican Federico Fernandez, closing the group and without moving with respect to last month Ranking, Colombian John Perez.