World Cup Qualifying Completed, Rankings for Europe, North America

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Isabell Werth on DSP Quantaz. File photo. © Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

Mar. 13, 2022

Qualifying was completed Sunday for the World Cup Final in Leipzig, Germany April 6-10 after a two-year break when the annual championship was canceled because of Covid-19.

A total of 18 combinations start in the World Cup that begins with the Short Grand Prix but centers on the Grand Prix Freestyle. Under present rules, no more than three riders are permitted from the same nation.

In addition. Western Europe is allocated nine starting places, Central Europe two, North America two, Pacific one, non-league one, extra starting place one based on world rankings and home athlete one plus defending champion–Isabell Werth of Germany, who won the title on Weihegold OLD in 2017, 2018 and 2019 before the break.

Western European League (top 15)
1. VON BREDOW-WERNDL, Jessica GER 60 points
2. LANGEHANENBERG, Helen GER 53
3. DUFOUR, Cathrine DEN 52
3. WANDRES, Frederic GER 52
5. KITTEL, Patrik SWE 49
6. MERRALD, Nanna Skodborg DEN 47
7. MATUTE GUIMON, Juan ESP 42
8. BARBANÇON, Morgan FRA 40
8. ZWEISTRA, Thamar NED 40
10 FRY, Charlotte GBR 32
11 FERRER-SALAT, Beatriz ESP 30
11 KRÜTH, Carina Cassøe DEN 30
13 BYSTROM, Gunilla SWE 29
13 SOERENSEN, Jacob Noerby SWE 29
15 OATLEY, Kristy AUS 28
15 RAMEL, Antonia SWE 28

Central European League
1. GLINKA, Alisa MDA 60
2. MILCZAREK, Katarzyna POL 48
3. SHARANGOVICH, Evgeny RUS 45 (Russia is banned from participation)
3. SZOKOLA, Csaba HUN 45
5. SKOWRONSKA-KOZUBIK, Zaneta POL 41

North American League
1. HOLZER, Ashley USA 55
2. BUFFINI, USA 48
3. HARRISON, Codi USA 42
4. EBELING, Jan USA 30
5. FRASER-BEAULIEU, Brittany CAN 22

Pacific League
Unk.