EUROPEAN SHOW JUMPING CHAMPIONSHIPS BEGIN WEDNESDAY JUNE 27

Second only to the Olympics in prestige and stature, the Senior European Show Jumping Championships are held every four years, and attract the top team and individual riders.

This year, the Championships are being held in Arnhem, Netherlands, and begin tomorrow (Wednesday, June 27).

The Irish team of riders attending the European Championships is:
Jessica Kurten with Paavo N and Bonita 38
Peter Charles with Traxdata Carnavelley and Traxdata Corrada
Dermott Lennon with Ezzat and Liscalgot
Kevin Babington with Carling King and ABC Fantasia
(Reserve: Cian O'Connor with Waterford Crystal and Irish Independent Casper)
Chef d'Equipe: Tommy Wade

The timetable for the Championships is below, but please note that the Netherlands is one hour ahead of GMT.

Results will be posted on the EFI website http://www.horsesport.ie, but for a direct link to the Arnhem website, go to http://www.ecshowjumping.com/

Results will also be available from Sport Computer Graphics at http://www.scg-nl.nl (Navigation: Equestrian>Champion Gelderland)

The EFI Press Office will also email results daily.

TIMETABLE - EUROPEAN SHOW JUMPING CHAMPIONSHIPS, ARNHEM, NETHERLANDS

MAIN ARENA
Wednesday 27 june 2001
13.00 - 16.00 European Show Jumping Championship Training Round

Thursday 28 june 2001
13.00 - 13.45 Parade of Countries
14.00 - 17.00 European Show Jumping Championship (Against the clock) 1st component of EC
19.00 - 21.00 International Show Jumping, 1.50 m with jump-off

Friday 29 june 2001
10.00 - 13.00 European Show Jumping Championship Country Tournament 1st Round
13.45 - 16.45 European Show Jumping Championship Country Tournament 2nd Round
16.45 - 17.00 Formal Ceremony Country Tournament
19.00 - 21.00 International Show Jumping, 1.50 m with jump-off
Saturday 30 june 2001
11.00 - 13.00 International Show Jumping, 1.60 m AKZO NOBEL Trophy 1st Stage
13.30 - 15.15 International Show Jumping, 1.40 m with jump-off (Final
AKZO NOBEL /INTERVET Cup for Young Riders)
15.15 - 15.30 Show Royal Lancers
15.45 - 17.00 International Show Jumping (Against the clock)
18.00 - 20.30 International Show Jumping, 1.60 m AKZO NOBEL Trophy 2nd Stage
AKZO NOBEL Trophy
20.30 - 21.00 Jump Off AKZO NOBEL Trophy
21.00 - 21.30 Show Royal Lancers
21.30 - 21.45 Formal Ceremony

Sunday 1 july 2001
13.30 - 14.30 European Show Jumping Championship, 1.60 m Individual 1st Round
15.30 - 16.30 European Show Jumping Championship, 1.60 m Individual 2nd Round
16.30 - 16.45 Show Royal Lancers
16.45 - 17.00 Formal Ceremony


SHOW JUMPING GROUNDS
Thursday 28 june 2001
10.00 - 12.00 International Show Jumping, 1.40 m (Two phases)
14.00 - 15.30 International Show Jumping, 1.30 m Young Riders (Against the clock)
16.00 - 17.30 International Show Jumping, 1.35 m Young Riders (Two phases)

Friday 29 june 2001
11.00 - 12.30 International Show Jumping, 1.30 m Young Riders (Two phases)
14.00 - 16.00 International Show Jumping, 1.40 m Young Riders AKZO NOBEL INTERVET
19.00 - 21.00 International Show Jumping, 1.50 (Two phases)
Saturday 30 june 2001
11.00 - 12.30 International Show Jumping, 1.35 m with jump off Young Riders

DRESSAGE STADIUM
Thursday 28 june 2001
19.00 - 20.00 International Dressage, Young Riders and Juniors

Friday 29 june 2001
10.00 - 17.00 International Dressage Grand Prix
Saturday 30 june 2001
10.30 - 11.30 Final International Dressage Intervet Trophy Juniors
11.30 - 12.30 Final International Dressage Intervet Trophy Young Riders
13.30 - 17.30 International Dressage Prix St.George
18.30 - 20.30 International Dressage Grand Prix Special

Sunday 1 july 2001
10.30 - 14.00 International Dressage Intermediair I
14.30 - 16.30 International Dressage Freestyle Test to Music


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