Stage set in Austria for LGCT GP
Today, some of the best riders in the world will be in action at the Longines GP Global Champions Tour in Vienna in what is also the last chance to book a ticket for the big final in Doha.
Sweden’s Rolf-Goran Bengtsson leads the way now on 272 points ahead of previous tour leader Edwina Tops-Alexander of Australia who is on 267 points. In third spot we find Germany’s Christian Ahlmann with 232 points while another title contender is in fourth place in the form of Irishman Bertram Allen on 217 points. The rest of the top-ten is as follows:
5th Harrie Smolders NED 200 points
6th Ludger Beerbaum GER 194
7th Simon Delestre FRA 169
8th Daniel Bluman COL 166
9th Kevin Staut FRA 162
10th Olivier Philippaerts BEL 160
The best 47 horse and rider combinations will lock horns later today and flying the flag for Italy will be Emanuele Gaudiano with Caspar 232, Alberto Zorzi with Fair Light van’t Heike and Piergiorgio Bucci with Cuarta. You can follow it all in live streaming on Longines TV at 18.30.
photo: Stefano Grasso