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THE BEST OF JUMPING IN THE WORLD COMES TO PARIS!

In an exceptional place, exceptional plateau! Place Jacques Rueff on the Champ de Mars will be the scene of a great sporting moment from June 23 to 25. On the occasion of the Longines Global Champions Tour – Longines Paris Eiffel Jumping, the best riders in the world will meet at the foot of the Eiffel Tower for 3 days of competition at the highest level.

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Discover the calendar of the Longines Global Champions Tour and the GCL 2023.

High-level sport and incredible destinations!

 

Precision, power and elegance.

A series of 17 breathtaking destinations! 

 

See you from 23rd to 25th of June on the Champ de Mars

in Paris for the 9th stage.

They will face strong competition with the presence of other stars of world jumping like the GermansDaniel Deusser (No. 9),Philip Weishaupt, Lugder Beerbaum nicknamed the "Kaiser", andChristian Kukuk current number two in the Longines Global Champions Tour rankings, from the BrazilianYuri Mansur, BritishScott Brash, Lily Atwwod, Jodie Hall McAteer, Harry Charles(No. 22) and the legendJohn Whitaker. The Belgians, for their part, will line up some of their best elements with the presence of 3 of the 4 riders who are members of the European champion team in 2021 (Rotterdam):Grégory Wathelet, Jos Verlooy and Jérôme Guery. Nicola Philippaerts having won the best victory of his career last weekend will also be present. Just like the red devils, the United States will also count on experienced riders includingJessica Springsteen, Kent Farington (No. 11) andLaura Kraut(No. 18 and current best woman in the world ranking), all 3 Olympic team vice-champions in Tokyo in 2021.Spencer Smith will swell the ranks of the American delegation.

The multi-medalist SwedePeter Fredricson, the very regular Israeli,Daniel Bluman (N°14), the AustralianEdwina Tops-Alexander, recent winner of the Madrid Grand Prix, the DutchEric van der Vleuten, but also the IrishMark McAuley AndEoin McMahonwill also be there.

On the French side, there will be many who will make the trip.Edward Levy will be keen to perform at home, just likeSimon Delestre (N°7) 3rd in the Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix de Ramatuelle – St Tropez,Roger-Yves Bost, Alexa Ferrer orJulien Anquetin, author of a very good performance in the Cannes Grand Prix last weekend. The young but very promisingNina Mallevaeyand the ambassador of this 2023 edition,Pénélope Leprévost will also line up their best mounts from June 23 to 25.

The CSI1* circuit

The CSI1* will also have its share of stars. Whether they are recognized for their talent on the track or through the screen, everyone will have their card to play. The ambassadorEden Leprévost Blin Lebreton very efficient until CSI3*, the actor and distinguished rider Guillaume Canet, as well as the rider of the futureMathilde Pinault or the faithful British,Tess Carmichael.

An intense and complete program

High-level sport will indeed be present in the heart of one of the most beautiful cities in the world. No less than 14 events are on the program with, as highlights, the GCL, with 2 team rounds at 1m55 and 1m60, on Friday, and the Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix presented by the City of Paris on Saturday, CSI 5* 1m60. On Sunday, the big sport will continue, this time with the Saint Laurent Eiffel Challenge with CSI5* 1m55 jump-off and the Saint Laurent Challenge, the CSI1* 1m40 Grand Prix. Every evening, after the competitions, the sports track will be transformed into a show track with performances by the Horsemen,Jess Drent and Alizée Froment both of whom will present free range dressage numbers. The opportunity to further enchant the already magical atmosphere of the Parisian competition.

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