Good news for British eventing as young rider team brings home team gold at European Championships

Britain’s young rider team have brought home the gold medal from the EuropeanChampionships in Waregem, Belgium.

Lying eighth after the dressage, the team pulled out all the stops in the cross-country and show jumping phases to finish ahead of Germany (silver) and Finland (bronze).

The British team were: Piggy French, who was also fourth individually, Clare Chamberlayne, Kylie Roddy and Helen West

Final results

Team

    1, Great Britain 219.8

    2, Germany 232.2

    3, Finland 250.2

    4, Sweden 276.0

    5, Ireland 278.0

    6, Italy 331.8

    7, Belgium 450.8

    8, Poland 1246.4

    9, Portugal 1259.2

    10, France 2078.8

Individual

    1, Miss Haila (Harald Ambros) AUT 62.0

    2, Cayenne P (Malte Dohm) GER 63.4

    3, It’s Just Tuffy (Carolina Peper) AUT 65.4.