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Great success in Gothenburg as European Championships brought party atmosphere to the city

Great success in Gothenburg as European Championships brought party atmosphere to the city

Press Releases   •   Aug 31, 2017 19:15 CEST

During seven days in August, the city of Gothenburg was transformed in to an arena full of horses, riders and drivers and the result was a rousing success. Almost 125 000 people visited Ullevi Stadium during the Championships, 30 000 people followed the Driving Marathon in Slottsskogen City Park and Heden Arena became the meeting place and beating heart of the event that the organisers had hoped.

EM-festen i Göteborg blev en succé

EM-festen i Göteborg blev en succé

Press Releases   •   Aug 30, 2017 16:20 CEST

Under sju dagar i augusti förvandlades Göteborg till en arena fylld med hästar, ryttare, kuskar och succén var ett faktum. Cirka 125 000 besökte Ullevi under EM-veckan, det var 30 000 i Slottsskogen under maratonkörningen. Tävlings- och evenemangsområdet på Heden blev också den publika mötesplats man från arrangörshåll hoppats på.

Results from Longines FEI European Championships Gothenburg 2017

Results from Longines FEI European Championships Gothenburg 2017

News   •   Aug 30, 2017 07:39 CEST

Results

Fairytale finish as Sweden’s Fredricson wins Jumping title

Fairytale finish as Sweden’s Fredricson wins Jumping title

Press Releases   •   Aug 27, 2017 18:05 CEST

It was a dream come true for all of Sweden as Peder Fredricson (45) and H&M All In claimed individual Jumping gold in front of Her Majesty Queen Silvia and over 15,000 noisy fans at Ullevi Stadium in Gothenburg (SWE) this evening to bring the Longines FEI European Championships 2017 to an emotional end.

Flash quotes Sunday August 27

Flash quotes Sunday August 27

News   •   Aug 27, 2017 16:55 CEST

Longines FEI European Championships Jumping Final round 1

Driving the winner as Dutch claim double gold on final day of extraordinary Championships

Driving the winner as Dutch claim double gold on final day of extraordinary Championships

Press Releases   •   Aug 27, 2017 15:03 CEST

In one of the closest finishes in recent history, the Netherlands narrowly held off a resurgent German trio and a fighting Belgian challenge to claim their fourth successive European team gold after a captivating final day of competition on the final day of the Longines FEI European Championships in Gothenburg (SWE).

Royal visit

Royal visit

News   •   Aug 27, 2017 13:46 CEST

King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden visited Longines FEI European Championships on Sunday August 27. The royal couple made a walk around the show ground and visited the stable area, before watching Sweden´s Peder Fredricson win the individual gold medal.

Över 20 000 följde lördagens maraton

Över 20 000 följde lördagens maraton

Press Releases   •   Aug 26, 2017 20:21 CEST

​Polisen uppskattar det totala publikantalet för dagens maratonkörning i Göteborg till totalt cirka 20 000 varav minst 15 000 var på plats i Slottsskogen.

Werth wins ferocious battle for Dressage Freestyle gold

Werth wins ferocious battle for Dressage Freestyle gold

Press Releases   •   Aug 26, 2017 18:34 CEST

Isabell Werth (45) secured her third Dressage gold medal of the week when topping today’s individual Freestyle at the Longines FEI European Championships 2017 in Gothenburg, Sweden. But she had to pull out all the stops to pin German team-mate Sonke Rothenberger (22) into silver medal position while, mirroring the result of yesterday’s Grand Prix Special, Denmark’s Cathrine Dufour (25) took bronze

Flash quotes Saturday August 26

Flash quotes Saturday August 26

News   •   Aug 26, 2017 18:00 CEST

Longines FEI European Championships Dressage Grand Prix Freestyle

‘Unique’ marathon course delights Gothenburg as Dutch move ominously into position

‘Unique’ marathon course delights Gothenburg as Dutch move ominously into position

Press Releases   •   Aug 26, 2017 14:10 CEST

Gothenburg went carriage crazy today as tens of thousands of spectators poured on to the streets and into the city’s Slottsskogen Park to witness a dramatic day of marathon driving at the 2017 Longines FEI European Championships.

Irish overcome the odds to win Jumping team gold

Irish overcome the odds to win Jumping team gold

Press Releases   •   Aug 25, 2017 21:38 CEST

It was Jumping team gold for Ireland at the Longines FEI European Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden tonight where Shane Sweetnam (36), Denis Lynch (41) and Cian O’Connor (37) clinched victory with three superb clear rounds.

Flash quotes Friday August 25

Flash quotes Friday August 25

News   •   Aug 25, 2017 21:28 CEST

Longines FEI European Championships Gothenburg 2017 Jumping Teams round 2

It’s double-gold for Werth and Weihegold as they win the Dressage Grand Prix Special

It’s double-gold for Werth and Weihegold as they win the Dressage Grand Prix Special

Press Releases   •   Aug 25, 2017 18:31 CEST

Germany’s Isabell Werth (45) and her lovely mare Weihegold waltzed their way to gold in the Grand Prix Special at the Longines FEI European Championships 2017 in Gothenburg, Sweden today. Sonke Rothenberger (22), joined her on the top step of the team podium on Wednesday, while Denmark’s Cathrine Dufour (25) produced a brilliant performance to claim bronze.

Flash quotes Friday August 25

Flash quotes Friday August 25

News   •   Aug 25, 2017 18:00 CEST

Longines FEI European Championships Gothenburg 2017 Dressage Grand Prix Special

Annika Strandhäll gör sitt första besök som idrottsminister under EM i Ridsport

Annika Strandhäll gör sitt första besök som idrottsminister under EM i Ridsport

News   •   Aug 25, 2017 16:25 CEST

Annika Strandhäll gör sitt första officiella besök i sin nya roll som idrottsminister under Longines EM i Ridsport i Göteborg. Besöket sker på lördag den 26 augusti. Strandhäll kommer bland annat att vara tillgänglig för media för att ge sin syn på prioriteringar inom idrottspolitiken.

Longines FEI European Championships: Dressage team gold for Germany once again

Longines FEI European Championships: Dressage team gold for Germany once again

Press Releases   •   Aug 23, 2017 22:30 CEST

They may have been thrown slightly off course a few times in recent years, but Team Germany showed that they most definitely have the bit between their teeth once again when following up their Rio 2016 Olympic team victory to claim their 23rd Dressage team title at the Longines FEI European Championships 2017 in Gothenburg, Sweden tonight.

Great Britain and dynamic Danes share honours as Para Dressage draws to a close

Great Britain and dynamic Danes share honours as Para Dressage draws to a close

Press Releases   •   Aug 23, 2017 17:24 CEST

For the second day running Denmark went head-to-head with Para-Equestrian Dressage powerhouse Great Britain as the two nations dominated a compelling final day of Freestyle to Music action in Gothenburg’s Heden Arena at the Longines FEI European Championships 2017.

Great Britain in debt to debutante as extraordinary golden run continues

Great Britain in debt to debutante as extraordinary golden run continues

Press Releases   •   Aug 22, 2017 17:26 CEST

After a day of drama, intrigue and nail-biting tension, Great Britain squeezed through to retain their FEI Para-Equestrian Dressage European Championships team title by the slimmest of margins, relying on a magical final ride from superstar debutant, Julie Payne with the mare Athene Lindebjerg.

Gold rush for GB and Dutch as Para Dressage starts with a flourish

Gold rush for GB and Dutch as Para Dressage starts with a flourish

Press Releases   •   Aug 21, 2017 17:30 CEST

Great Britain and the Netherlands flexed their considerable muscles and claimed two gold medals apiece in the Para,-Equestrian Dressage on a glorious, sun-drenched first day of the FEI European Championships in Gothenburg (SWE).