Countdown to the 2016 Rolex IJRC Top 10 Final: Rider no. eight – Penelope Leprevost

In the week leading up towards the Rolex IJRC Top 10 Final in Geneva, We continue with Penelope Leprevost, a rider that has been in the prestigious Top 10 during the entire year.

Name: Penelope Leprevost

Age: 36 Country:

France Current world rank (N° 191): No. 9 No. of times in the Rolex IJRC Top 10 Final: Four (2010, 2012, 2014 and 2015)

Best result in the Rolex IJRC Top 10 Final: Fifth, both in Geneva in 2010 with Mylord Carthago HN and in 2015 with Flora de Mariposa

No. of months in the Top 10 during 2016 (January-November rankings N° 181-N° 191): Eleven

Best world rank during 2016: No. 3 (Ranking N° 187)

Spills from 2016: Falling o× Flora de Mariposa in the Òrst round of competition at the Olympic Games in Rio, leaving her with a torn muscle that later on forced her to take a break from competition

Thrills from 2016: Going on to win the team gold medal at the Olympic Games with the French team, riding Flora de Mariposa despite the rough start

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image: F.Petroni