The Egyptian Sameh El Dahan wins the first class of the 2016 Spring MET CSI2* Oliva Nova.

In speed class Egypt Sameh El Daham took a clear advantage to beat the world number five Belgian Gregory Wathelet, while the Latin delegation Tomas Couve Correa from Chile and Santiago Lambre of Mexico failed to qualify within the FEI points. (Photo © Hervé Bonnaud /


First FEI class in 2016 Spring MET and Gold 4 CSI2* Oliva Nova series to have Egyptian Sameh El Dahan winner i speed class with the horse Chiquito Z (Chellano Z) owned by Joanne Allen Sloan, when dialing a time on his round of 65.57 seconds.


The clear advantage El Dahan win 50 World Ranking points and 6,150 Euros with his victory today and beating world number 5 Belgian Gregory Wathelet who presented with Coree a 10-years-old son of Cornet Obolensky, achieving time of 67.32 seconds. For the third Jamal Rahinov from Azerbaijan stopped the clock at 68.25 seconds with Excenel V, taking a lead of 23 hundredths of a second over Ralf Runge and 11-years-old Summersault (Seven Up), who completed their court at 68.48 seconds. To complete the top five in the first class held French rider Adeline Hecart in company of Question D’Orval closed competitors that marked a time below 70 seconds in 69.25 seconds.


For the Latino delegation Chilean Tomas Couve Correa was the best ranked at number 32 with Rapid Petite Folie who completed a total of 10 faults in 84.68 seconds, while the Mexican Santiago Lambre number 14 of Latin Ranking knocked down three rails to totaled 12 faults in 69.93 seconds ranking 35th.


Final Results €24.600 C.H.G Spring MET 2016 CSI2*1.45m