Bjinse Venderbosch NED | © photo by Eventing Photo
Bjinse Venderbosch NED | ©

No significant changes on the World Ranking

Heading into December the FEI Eventing World Athlete Rankings see few changes amongst the top ten. Oliver Townend (GBR) with his 577 points still sits tight on the number one spot. Townend is chased by Tim Price (NZL) 573 points and Piggy March (GBR) 556 points.

On the Benelux Top Ten ranking Tim Lips (NED) holds a firm grip on the number one spot. Below Lips little have changed except talented Dutch Young Rider Bjinse Venderbosch enters the top ten after a solid CCI3*-S win at Pratoni del Vivaro, Italy some weeks back.

Lips and Venderbosch are the only riders on the Benelux Top Ten either holding on to last month’s rank or climbing.

Karin Donckers back on track.

Karin Donckers (BEL) Fletcha van 't Verahof | EU-CH Luhmühlen 2019 ©
Karin Donckers (BEL) Fletcha van ‘t Verahof | EU-CH Luhmühlen 2019 ©

But, heading into the weekend this could all change with Karin Donckers (BEL) making her come back from a serious non riding injury late summer.

Donckers is entered to Barroca d’Alva with Fletcha van ‘t Verahof and Leipheimer van ‘t Verahof in the CCI4*-S and Grandioz in the CCI3*-S.

Top 10 Benelux

RankRiderAge LevelFEI RankingPrevious rankPoints
1nedTim LipsSenior1111375
2nedMerel BlomSenior4240292
3belKarin DonckersSenior8580224
4belLara de Liedekerke-MeierSenior119114195
5belJarno VerwimpYoung Rider154152172
6nedJordy WilkenSenior211206146
7belJoris VanspringelSenior228224139
8nedRaf KooremansSenior245239133
9nedElaine PenSenior309302109
10nedBjinse VenderboschYoung Rider317392106


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