Victory won by the Swedish team in the 2022 BMO Nations Cup at the “Masters” of Spruce Meadows

CALGARY, Alta., September 10, 2022 /CNW/ – Team Sweden has won the top prize at the 2022 BMO Nations Cup – Spruce Meadows World Renowned Annual Team Jumping Competition.

Eight of the world’s top show jumping teams, each made up of four members selected by their national federations to represent their country, competed for the prestigious title of champion. The course was designed by the Olympic course designer Leopoldo Palacios of Venezuela and featured 15 jump efforts, covering 475 meters.

“We are thrilled to return to Spruce Meadows to compete in this exciting show jumping event featuring the best equestrian riders in the world,” said Meghan Meger, Co-Head, BMO Private Wealth Canada. “BMO is a proud long-time sponsor of the BMO Nations Cup as it represents our ongoing partnership with the Southern family and equestrian sports in Canada.”

It was a nice finish for Swedenled by team leader Henrik Ankarcrona, and riders Henrik von Eckerman, Rolf Goran Bengtsson, jens fredericson and Peter Fredericson.

Final results

  1. Sweden
  2. Swiss
  3. Netherlands
  4. Mexico
  5. Canada
  6. Belgium
  7. the United States of America
  8. France

About the Nations Cup

The BMO Nations Cup is the only competition in which nations are represented by selected teams. Teams from participating countries can be made up of three or four riders and are led by a team manager. Each member of each team will jump a round on a course of 12 obstacles. Each team’s top three scores are added together for a first-round total.

The top six teams return in reverse order of standings to jump the same course in round two. Again, each team’s top three scores are added to the first-round total to determine the eventual winner. In the event of equal penalties for first place, the Team Manager appoints a single team member for the start.

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