Friday, July 9, 2010

OLYMPIC CHAMPION ERIC LAMAZE RETURNS TO TOP OF ROLEX RANKINGS


Olympic Jumping champion Eric Lamaze (CAN) has returned to the number one spot in the Rolex Rankings.

The Canadian, who took individual gold and team silver at the Beijing 2008 Olympic equestrian events in Hong Kong, was ranked second in the world in February and March and was third in the April and May rankings. He is now back at the top of the rankings for the first time since February 2009.

Pius Schwizer (SUI), who has been world number one in the Rolex Rankings for the past five months, has now dropped down to second, with reigning European champion Kevin Staut (FRA) moving up one place to third. Rolex FEI World Cup™ champion Marcus Ehning (GER), who was in second in the May rankings, is now in fourth.

The updated Rolex Rankings, which were published today by the FEI, are available here.

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