Germany’s Johanne Pauline von Danwitz Captures European Individual Junior Gold, Denmark’s Cathrine Dufour Takes Young Rider Gold
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COMPIÈGNE, France, July 13–The 17-year-old Johanne Pauline von Danwitz and Habitus 10 captured the European Championships individual Junior gold medal Saturday two days after leading Germany to the team title and will go for the triple in the Freestyle Sunday.
Denmark’s Cathrine Dufour on AtterupGaards Cassidy won the Young Rider individual gold with a score of 77.789 per cent after her team finished fifth behind the Netherlands winning gold, Germany silver, Belgium bronze and Sweden fourth.
Germany’s Juliette Piotrowski on Sir Diamond was second in the individual on 76.421 per cent while Stephanie Kooyman who rode Winston to the high score in the team competition and led the Netherlands to the title was third on 76.395 per cent.
Johanne, a student, who took over the ride on the 16-year-old Hanoverian gelding (Hohenstein x Weltmeyer) last November, scored 75.789 per cent in their fifth straight victory in international Junior competitions. The horse won four team gold medals in a row for Germany when ridden by Louisa Lüttgens.
Norway’s Alexandra Gamlemshau Andresen and Belamour won silver with a score of 72.974 per cent and the Netherlands’ Jenine Nekeman on Vling won bronze with a score of 72.921 per cent.
Fifty-nine combinations started the individual competition after the team event in which Germany won gold, Netherlands silver and Denmark bronze.
The top 15 will compete in the Freestyle on Sunday.