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Nations Cup logo 2018 14 Oct 18

Great Britain crowned FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing Champions 2018

Great Britain has won the FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing series 2018, clinching overall victory in the final series leg this weekend at Boekelo (NED).  Great Britain crept ahead of France to win the series on a total of 570 points; France finished in second place with 540 points and Germany third with 420 points. 

FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing is contested over eight events, seven across Europe plus The Plains (USA) and is the world’s only team eventing series. Great Britain contested seven out of the eight legs with wins in The Plains (USA) and Waregem (BEL) as well as runner-up spots in Strzegom (POL), Millstreet (IRE) and Boekolo (NED).

Great Britain headed into the final leg at Boekolo trailing France by ten points so it was all to play for. The team heading out to Boekolo consisted of Alexander Bragg and Sarah Hughes' Shannondale Percy, Laura Collett and her own, Karen Bartlett and Kieth Scott's London 52, Pippa Funnell and S.H.E Eventing AB's Maybach and Izzy Taylor and Jocelyn Riley's Direct Cassino.

Laura Collett was best of the Brits putting in an outstanding performance across the phases to finish in individual second place behind Germany’s Julia Krajewski. Alexander Bragg and Shannondale Percy finished in 11th, Pippa Funnell and Maybach in 14th and Izzy Taylor and Direct Cassino in 32nd.

Team results from the final series leg at Military Boekelo (NED)

  1. Germany 94.00 points
  2. Great Britain 99.90 points
  3. Sweden 107.70 points

View the full results HERE.

Individual results from the final series leg at Military Boekelo (NED)

  1. Julia KRAJEWSKI (GER) and Samourai du Thot -  22.60
  2. Laura COLLETT (GBR) and London 52 -  24.70
  3. Tim LIPS (NED*) and Bayro -  27.20

View the full results HERE.

 Final 2018 FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing standings

  1. Great Britain 570
  2. France 540
  3. Germany 420

View the 2018 Final Series standings HERE.