Mario Stevens won the gold medal at the German Champion in Balve

It was the German city of Balve which hosted the German Championship for Show Jumping 2018.

At the start many top international riders who won many gold medals at Olympic, World and European Championship all over the years, as well as many very talented young riders who we will see a lot in the future.

The last day, the riders has jump two rounds, and in the end it was the 35 years old Mario Stevens with Talisman de Mazure (Quaprice du Bois Margot) who won the title. The pair jumped both round clear, adding only few time penality.

In silver medal position there was Guido Klatte Jr. and Qinghai (Quidam de Revel), while the bronze medal went to Michael Kölz and Anpowikapi (Askari), followed by Harm Lahde with Oak Grove’s Vogelfrei (VDL Groep Verdi TN) and Carsten-Otto Nagel and Chairman 20 (Casall ASK).

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© Foto: Friso Gentsch/dpa