Vaulting competition kicks off at 2018 World Equestrian Games

    19 de septiembre de 2018

    Tryon, USA, Sep 18 (efe-epa).- The first day of the equestrian vaulting competition began on Tuesday at the 2018 World Equestrian Games in Tryon, North Carolina.

    The first day, in which contestants faced the compulsory test with gymnastics and free-style dance on horseback, concluded with German Thomas Brusewitz leading the classification with 8,480 points.

    In the team category, Switzerland took the lead with 7,979 points, followed by Germany, with 7,794 points and Austria, with 7,355.

    The Brazilian team was ranked ninth with 6,045 points, while the Argentine team was in the penultimate spot with 5,622 points.

    In the individual women's competition, Austrian Katharina Luschin led the race with 8,506, followed by German Kristina Boe with 8,347 points, and Austrian Daniela Fritz, 8,294.