CSI 5*

Philipp Weishaupt & Asathir Triumph in €150,000 Longines Grand Prix CSI 5* in Slovakia

2018.04.28.99.99 Samorin CSIO 5 Longines GP Philipp Weishaupt & Asathir FG MV 1

Philipp Weishaupt (GER) & Asathir were victorious in the €150,000 Longines Grand Prix yesterday during the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of Slovakia at the X-Bionic Equestor Sphere in Samorin, Slovakia.

The German and the 11-year-old Selle-Français mare (Diamant de Semilly x Papillong Rouge) were both very consistent over the two-round + jump-off challenge, registering three fault-free performances, crossing the finish line in 40.33 seconds during tiebreaker.

Luiz Francisco de Azevedo (BRA) & Comic (Verdi TN x Heartbreaker) were the runners-up, the only difference being their final time of 40.87 seconds.

Abdel Said (EGY) & Callisto (Quasimodo Z x Jokinal de Bornival) earned bronze honors with no penalties and a time of 41.74 seconds.

2018.04.28.99.99 Samorin CSIO 5 Longines GP Cel Philipp Weishaupt & Asathir FG MV

Philipp Weishaupt (GER) & Asathir during the awards ceremony

Full Results here.

Photos: © X-Bionic Equestor Sphere / Marco Villanti / Filippo Gabutti