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Estonian Triumph in the Northern Baltic Countries Championship held in Lithuania

Kurtuvenai, Lithuania. Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 September 2017. Kurtuvenai hosted the sixth Northern Baltic Countries Equestrian Endurance Championship.

Senior riders competed in CEI2* 120km and Juniors in CEIYJ1* 80km. More than 50 combinations from Lithuania, Estonia, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Poland, and Byelorussia attended.
Endurance World Lithuania. In the forest.A though and rainy day on the eve of the competition concerned the competitors, but the weather changed to a sunny race day creating favourable conditions for the riders allowing them to go at high speed.
The battle between the most experienced riders continued till the finish line and the winner in the CEI2* 120km Kairit Jarv – EST (Mustafo Malabah) crossed the line side by side with her closest competitor ( average speed of 18.52 km/h). Second place and the Best Condition Prestige’s prize was won by Olaug Espeli Carstensen – NOR (Yassir II). The third place went to Marian Kikas – EST (Jaliszko).

The Juniors category was dominated by Estonian riders who occupied the complete podium. The top three crossed the line within ten seconds. Gold was for Annabel Kaldvee (Nilsson Ox), silver for Merilin Kalbre (Gunpowder Boy) and bronze for Mariel Olkonen (Galaxy).

In the teams competition for seniors Estonia strike obviously gold with Sweden in second place.
In the junior teams, first place also went to a very powerful Estonia and a second place for Norway.

Endurance World Lithuania. Happy.The CEI* 80 km ride victory went Polish duet Izabela Drazba – POL (Draka) whilst second place went to Sanna Podekrat – EST (Pleyon) and third to Beata Szlezyngier-Jegielska – POL (Falkor). Best condition was won by Ugne Zalieckiene – LTU (Petronella).

Lithuania, the guest country, was not so successful in finishing the race. The only Lithuanian Championship rider Gabrielė Mateikaitė (Safara Nejdy) had to withdraw from the competition after 72km. In CEI1*80 km two Lithuanian combinations Danguolė Lastauskaitė (Senegal) and Jūratė Repšienė (Ardmore) were eliminated after the second loop.

 

Race report made with the assistance of Ugnė Zalieckienė

Photo Credit: Sport Endurance EVO 


Kurtuvenai, Lithuania Results

PositionRiderNationalityHorse
Kurtuvenai 2017-09-17. CEIYJ1* 80km
1stAnnabel KaldveeESTNilsson Ox
2ndMerilin KalbreESTGunpowder Boy
3rdMariel OlkonenESTGalaxy
Kurtuvenai 2017-09-17. CEI2* 120km
1stKairit JarvESTMustafo Malabah
2ndOlaug Espeli CarstensenNORYassir II
3rdMarian KikasESTJaliszko
Kurtuvenai 2017-09-17. CEIYJ1* 80km. Teams
1stEstonia
2ndNorway
Kurtuvenai 2017-09-17. CEI2* 120km. Teams
1stEstonia
2ndSweden
Kurtuvenai 2017-09-17. CEI1* 80km
1stIzabela DrazbaPOLDraka
2ndSanna PodekratESTPleyon
3rdUgne ZalieckieneLTUPetronella

 

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Estonian Triumph in the Northern Baltic Countries Championship held in Lithuania

Kurtuvenai, Lithuania. Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 September 2017. Kurtuvenai hosted the sixth Northern Baltic Countries Equestrian Endurance Championship.

Senior riders competed in CEI2* 120km and Juniors in CEIYJ1* 80km. More than 50 combinations from Lithuania, Estonia, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Poland, and Byelorussia attended.
Endurance World Lithuania. In the forest.A though and rainy day on the eve of the competition concerned the competitors, but the weather changed to a sunny race day creating favourable conditions for the riders allowing them to go at high speed.
The battle between the most experienced riders continued till the finish line and the winner in the CEI2* 120km Kairit Jarv – EST (Mustafo Malabah) crossed the line side by side with her closest competitor ( average speed of 18.52 km/h). Second place and the Best Condition Prestige’s prize was won by Olaug Espeli Carstensen – NOR (Yassir II). The third place went to Marian Kikas – EST (Jaliszko).

The Juniors category was dominated by Estonian riders who occupied the complete podium. The top three crossed the line within ten seconds. Gold was for Annabel Kaldvee (Nilsson Ox), silver for Merilin Kalbre (Gunpowder Boy) and bronze for Mariel Olkonen (Galaxy).

In the teams competition for seniors Estonia strike obviously gold with Sweden in second place.
In the junior teams, first place also went to a very powerful Estonia and a second place for Norway.

Endurance World Lithuania. Happy.The CEI* 80 km ride victory went Polish duet Izabela Drazba – POL (Draka) whilst second place went to Sanna Podekrat – EST (Pleyon) and third to Beata Szlezyngier-Jegielska – POL (Falkor). Best condition was won by Ugne Zalieckiene – LTU (Petronella).

Lithuania, the guest country, was not so successful in finishing the race. The only Lithuanian Championship rider Gabrielė Mateikaitė (Safara Nejdy) had to withdraw from the competition after 72km. In CEI1*80 km two Lithuanian combinations Danguolė Lastauskaitė (Senegal) and Jūratė Repšienė (Ardmore) were eliminated after the second loop.

 

Race report made with the assistance of Ugnė Zalieckienė

Photo Credit: Sport Endurance EVO 


Kurtuvenai, Lithuania Results

PositionRiderNationalityHorse
Kurtuvenai 2017-09-17. CEIYJ1* 80km
1stAnnabel KaldveeESTNilsson Ox
2ndMerilin KalbreESTGunpowder Boy
3rdMariel OlkonenESTGalaxy
Kurtuvenai 2017-09-17. CEI2* 120km
1stKairit JarvESTMustafo Malabah
2ndOlaug Espeli CarstensenNORYassir II
3rdMarian KikasESTJaliszko
Kurtuvenai 2017-09-17. CEIYJ1* 80km. Teams
1stEstonia
2ndNorway
Kurtuvenai 2017-09-17. CEI2* 120km. Teams
1stEstonia
2ndSweden
Kurtuvenai 2017-09-17. CEI1* 80km
1stIzabela DrazbaPOLDraka
2ndSanna PodekratESTPleyon
3rdUgne ZalieckieneLTUPetronella

 

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