Doha, Qatar – February 25, 2022 – A world-class lineup of riders and horses continued to entertain and enthrall the crowds on day two of 2022 Commercial Bank CHI Al Shaqab, presented by Longines, the premier international equestrian being held at the Longines Arena at Al Shaqab.
Organized by Al Shaqab for the ninth year, the 2022 edition sees 98 riders from 24 countries testing their limits in the Olympic disciplines of showjumping, dressage, and para dressage.
In a high-octane climax to an exhilarating day of spectacular equestrian sport. Brazil’s Marlon Módolo Zanotelli (BRA), astride Like a Diamond van het Schaeck (Diamant de Semilly x Bamako du Muze), demonstrated both power and speed in the CSI 5* 1.60m with Jump-off, as the dynamic duo tackled the fences in 41.43 seconds to take first place.
Switzerland’s Martin Fuchs (SUI), ranked number 2 in the world, finished just behind Zanotelli, riding Conner Jei (Connor 48 x Cosimo) to a time of 41.92 seconds.
Sweden’s Malin Baryard-Johnsson (SUI), on H&M Indiana, (Kashmir van Schuttershof x Animo’s Hallo) took third in 42.98 seconds.
Final Results – €148,700 Jump -off Challenge CSI 5*
1) Marlon Módolo Zanotelli (BRA) & Like a Diamond van het Schaeck – 0 / 0 – 41.43
2) Martin Fuchs (SUI) & Conner Jei – 0 / 0 – 41.92
3) Malin Baryard-Johnsson (SWE) & H&M Indiana – 0 / 0 – 42.98
Source: Press Release by Ridwan Baawa / Gema Advertising for CHI Al Shaqab
Photo: © CHI Al Shaqab / Stefano Grasso