Patrik Kittel & Delaunay Win Swedish Championship, 7th National Title for 3-time Olympian

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Patrik Kittel on Delaunay celebrating seventh Swedish Championship. © 2020 Roland Thunholm

STRÖMSHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 6, 2020–Patrik Kittel rode Delaunay OLD to the Swedish Championship Sunday, the seventh national Grand Prix title for the three-time Olympic rider.

Patrik, based in Germany, and the 14-year-old Oldenburg gelding won the Grand Prix Freestyle on 78.085% after taking the Grand Prix earlier on 75.500%.

Delaunay, on which Patrik is ranked 27th in the world behind Well Done de la Roche on which he is ranked 14th, was the rider’s mount at the 2019 World Cup Final and team bronze at the 2017 European Championships, both in Gothenburg, Sweden as well as his winning national championship partner last year.

Johanna Due Boje on Mazy Klövenhöjing was reserve champion, placing second on 71.826% in the Grand Prix and third on 77.190% in the Freestyle.

Marina Mattsson and Quartermain were third on 70.652% in the Grand Prix and second on 77.810% in the freestyle to place third overall.

Results:

Grand Prix (top 10)
1. Patrik Kittel – Delaunay 75.500%
2. Johanna DueBoje – Mazy Klövenhöj 71.826%
3. Marina Mattsson – Quartermain 70.652%
4. Sandra Dahlin – Ichi 70.283%
5. Jennie Larsson – Bonafide 69.239%
6. Mads Hendeliowitz – Jimmie Choo Seq 68.565%
7. Nina Karlsson – Strandagergårds Danoir 68.109%
8. Jennifer Svensson – Sibelius 1315 67.804%
9. Malin Rinné – Scharmeur 67.369%
10. Mattias Jansson – Constantine P 66.631%

Grand Prix Special
1. Jeanna Högberg – Fiorucci Ht 69.610%
2. Catarina Hjärpe – Cerina E 64.184%
3. Alva Lander – Herbie Hancock Graftebjerg 63.440%
4. Lena Helander – Soay 62.872%
5. Karin Öljemark – Samson 62.837%
6. Caroline Carlstedt – Chack CC 62.234%
7. Felicia Nolåker – Dubaih C 61.418%
8. Elinor Gasslander – Riana 61.064%
9. Terese Klintström – Don Sanchez 59.964%
10. Elin Aspnäs – Boukefallos 57.376%

Grand Prix Freestyle (top 10)
1. Patrik Kittel – Delaunay 78.085%
2. Marina Mattsson – Quartermain 77.810%
3. Johanna DueBoje – Mazy Klövenhöj 77.190%
4. Sandra Dahlin – Ichi 76.090%
5. Jeanna Högberg – Fiorucci Ht 73.825%
6. Jennie Larsson – Bonafide 71.330%
7. Malin Rinné – Scharmeur 70.540%
8. Mads Hendeliowitz – Jimmie Choo Seq 70.245%
9. Jennifer Svensson – Sibelius 1315 69.900%
10. Nina Karlsson – Strandagergårds Danoir 69.270%,