Top eight finish for Ireland’s Anna Merveldt in Austrian World Cup Grand Prix
- 7 December 2019, 10:20
Irish Dressage rider Anna Merveldt has finished in equal eighth place in today’s (Saturday) FEI World Cup Grand Prix at Salzburg in Austria. Riding the 10-year-old gelding Esporim, Merveldt scored 68.326% to match the score of Germany’s Helen Langehanenberg and Annabelle in a competition that attracted 15 competitors.
German superstar Isabell Werth took victory with Emilio on a score of 78.957% while Benjamin Werndl (GER) took runner-up spot with Daily Mirror on 77.717% ahead of French third place finisher Morgan Barbancon and Sir Donnerhall II on a score of 72.304%.
Today’s result comes on the back of two top five finishes for Anna Merveldt and Esporim at the four-star show German show in Munich a fortnight ago.