Great Britain top of the medal-charts after week 1 of the WEG
After the first week of competition at the WEG, we take a look at which country has won the most medals so far.
In first place for the time being we find Great Britain who have been in particularly good form in the paralympic and dressage disciplines: 6 golds of which 2 in the dressage won by Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro in the individual and freestyle and 4 in the paralympic won by Lee Pearson and Sophie Christiansen.
There have also been 5 silvers (no bronze medals) for Great Britain who lead the provisional medal-leaderboard with 11 medals won overall. Holland have won 13 medals in total but 3 less golds. The Dutch athletes to have won gold so far are Rixt van der Horst (2: individual and freestyle) and Sanne Voets (III grade freestyle) in the para-dressage.The other 10 medals include the 2 silvers in the endurance won by Marijke Visser and Sanne Voets in the paralympic III grade.
Germany are in third place with 2 golds won so far (in the team-dressage and Hannelore Brenner in the individual paralympic III grade), 4 silvers (in the individual dressage and in the freestyle with Helen Langehanenberg, in the paralympic III grade with Hannelore Brenner and in the paralympic team specialty).Belgium are behind in fourth place with 2 golds (Michele George in the individual paralympic and freestyle IV grade) and a silver (team reining).
Italy meanwhile are in fifth place thanks to the gold and the silver won by Sara Morganti in the individual para-dressage and freestyle. In sixth place we find Spain after they took victory in the team endurance event, the United Arab Emirates with an individual gold in the endurance thanks to Al Maktoum and the USA after gold in the team-reining.
Austria are in seventh after 2 silvers and 2 bronze medals followed by:8th Canada 1 silver and 1 bronze9th France 1 silver 10th Denmark 2 bronze11th Qatar, Singapore and Switzerland with 1 bronze