Changes at the top of the FEI Rankings after Mechelen
After Mechelen, the general classification in the FEI World Cup has seen significant changes at the top of the table.
With Steve Guerdat leading on 57 points, approaching the summit is French rider Kevin Staut, who brought back 11 points from his Belgian trip to add to his previous 38 allowing him to take second place in the ranking .
Behind him is unchanged so Dutchman Harrie Smolders is 47 points, having held off German Marco Kutscher winner of the previous round in London but Kutscher is only three points behind.
Defending champion Daniel Deusser is on 43 points just ahead of American Lucy Davis, who gathered 12 points in Belgium.
The winner in Mechelen, Simon Delestre is now on 37 points and moves into the top ten in 8th behind Edwina Tops-Alexander, who has 39 points.
The top 10 is closed in 9th place by the ever efficient Marcus Ehning with 36 points followed closely by his extraordinary youngster Bertram Allen, with 34 points.
The table overall:
1 Steve Guerdat SUI 57 points
2nd Kevin Staut FRA 49 points
3rd Harrie Smolders NED 47 points
4th Marco Kutscher GER 44 points
5th Daniel Deusser GER 43 points
6th Lucy Davis USA 42 points
7th Edwina Tops-Alexander AUS 39 points
8th Simon Delestre FRA 37 points
9th Marcus Ehning GER 36 points
10th Bertram Allen IRL 36 points
Also climbing is Douglas Lindelöw on 29 points in 15th place in a tie with the European champion Roger Yves Bost.
The complete ranking is attached as a downloadable pdf