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March 14, 2013

The World's Elite Show Jumpers Compete For The Gucci Gold Cup

The Gucci Gold Cup which took place this evening carried a prize of $122,500 US dollars, and brought together the best 25 riders in the world. Participants included some of the biggest names in the discipline such as world number one Christian Ahlmann from Germany, London Olympic Gold medalist Ben Maher from the UK, the world’s number one female rider Edwina Tops Alexander from Australia and former European Champion Kevin Staut from France. Two of the Hong Kong’s top riders, Kenneth Cheng and RaenaLeung also participated in the competition.

The winner of this year’s Gucci Gold Cup is Patrice Delaveau from France, second place and third place went to Marcus Ehning from Germany and Edwina Tops Alexander, respectively. The award was presented by Ms. Micaela Le Divelec, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Gucci, and Ms. Diana Zanetto, Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising and Licensing Officer of Gucci.

Among the guests who attended were Kathy Chow, Qiqi Yam, Sheila Chan, Olivia Davies, Nina Lam, Thierry & Ingrid Mandonnaud, Andrew & Lumen Kinoshita, and Shirley Hiranand.

 
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