Luciana Diniz takes over GCT Rankings lead from World No.1 Scott Brash…


Luciana is now top of the Longines Global Champions Tour of Hamburg ranking with  125 points as the circuit moves to the 6th Leg in Cannes from 11th – 13th June. Pius Schwizer is hot on her heels on 110 points, Scott Brash is in third on 105 points and USA’s Kent Farrington moves into 4th postition on 92 points setting up a clash of the titans of show jumping on the French Riviera. Germany’s Hans-Dieter Dreher sits in a comfortable fifth position with five points ahead of Sweden’s Henrik von Eckermann. Henrik is not the only Swede in the Top 10, Rolf-Goran Bengtsson rounds out the Top 10, sitting in tenth position with 62 points. Qatar’s top-performing Bassem Hassan Mohammed, the only Qatari in the Top 10, sits in eighth position. Germany and Sweden dominate the Top 10 Rankings so far, with two riders each.

Global Champions Tour Top 10 (Following Hamburg, Germany)

  1. Luciana Diniz (POR) 125 points
  2. Pius Schwizer (SUI) 110 points
  3. Scott Brash (GBR) 105 points
  4. Kent Farrington (USA) 92 points
  5. Hans-Dieter Dreher (GER) 90 points
  6. Henrik von Eckermann (SWE) 85 points
  7. Christian Ahlmann (GER) 82 points
  8. Bassem Hassan Mohammed (QAT) 66 points
  9. Pieter Devos (BEL) 64 points
  10. Rolf-Goran Bengtsson (SWE) 62 points