The Dutch title of eighth in the final of european CHAMPIONSHIP, a win for Belgium

With the Belgian title in Rotterdam, and for the first time in the European championship, are caught in the final. The netherlands ended in a disappointing year as the eighth, and for the people.

It’s a Dutch quartet consisting of Frank Schuttert (Lyonel) (D), Doron Kuipers (Real), Marc Houtzager (the first five pages Calimero), and Maikel van der Vleuten (Dana Blue, he 38,90 points. Only of He knew it for a time, and a mistake-free lap to go.

The netherlands started the third and final day of the final of the ninth and was only one place to be profitable.

Coach Rob, I think could be for a variety of reasons, do not feature top riders such as Jeroen Dubbeldam, Jur Vrieling, Gerco Schröder, and His Thought. “We have the riders, but at this moment in time, to a little horse breeding”, said ” I think with the NOS. “In our sport, which is so very important. We will have to work very hard with what we have.”

A year before the Olympic Games in Tokyo, the outlook is not good. “You know, I’ve never, in the end, and won’t be able to,” stated the head coach.

“I see, I see a lot of advantages as well. Only we have a bit of a vicious cycle of ‘nearly but not quite’. This has to be the other way, shoot it. With a bit more luck, we might be in for the medals, too. But don’t worry, we’ll have to work hard, look to the future and fight it out.”

Belgium was conquered, never START coin

Belgium was the european CHAMPIONSHIPS, and will never get a medal have to deal with it is to jump in, but in Rotterdam, made by Pieter Devos (with Claire), Z), Jos Verlooy (Igor), Jerome Guery (Quel Homme de Hus) and Gregory Wathelet (MJT Nevados for a big surprise. They have won the title with a total of 12,07 points.

The quartet, from Belgium, has remained the favorite in Germany, the second on-16,22), and the united Kingdom (third 21,41) in the Forest (Kralingse bos).

The scores of the riders at the final meet, will be counted for the individual classification. The decision will be made for the general classification it falls on a Sunday, the day of the event.

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