19 June 2024

Two time LGCT Grand Prix of Paris winner, Christian Ahlmann, looks to defend his title in the City of Light

Two time LGCT Grand Prix of Paris winner, Christian Ahlmann, looks to defend his title in the City of Light

The Longines Global Champions Tour heads to Paris June 21-23, 2024 for the eighth stage of the season. This event will see the world’s top riders and horses descend on the city of light to compete for top honours and crucial Championship points at the halfway stage of the year.

Anticipation is running high as the rider list is announced the for Longines Global Champions Tour - Longines Paris Eiffel Jumping. In this enchanting city, the world’s top riders prepare to face off raising the stakes even further. Paris will witness a remarkable sport and entertainment, offering an unparalleled experience that blends show jumping, social engagement, and cultural splendour.

2023 and 2019 LGCT Grand Prix of Paris winner Christian Ahlmann will be looking to defend his title in the beautiful Bagatelle Park. LGCT Championship leader Eduardo Alvarez Aznar will be on the hunt to secure maximum points in the French capital to further cement his dominating lead as we approach the second half of the season.

The star-studded roster of riders also includes LGCT Championship winners such as two-time winners Edwina Tops-Alexander and Scott Brash. Esteemed names such as Belgian talents Jérôme Guéry and Nicola Philippaerts, German show jumping sensation Katrin Eckermann, Irishman Richard Howley, as well as the USA’s Georgina Bloomberg and Kent Farrington will all be looking to claim the top spot in Paris.

France’s best riders will proudly represent their home nation in the French capital, with renowned talents such as Gregory Cottard, Julien Anquetin, Olivier Robert, Roger-Yves Bost, and Philippe Rozier.

U25 talent is also out in full force this week, featuring the likes of Jack Whitaker, Sophie Hinners, Harry Allen, Natalie Dean, Michael Pender, Sara Vingralkova, and French U25 riders Antoine Ermann and Jeanne Sadran.



Debut year on Tour: 2014

Number of CSI5* International Riders: 50

Course Designer: Gregory Bodo

LGCT Grand Prix Prize Money: €308.600

Total Prize Money for LGCT - LPEJ: € 925.000

Situated in the beautiful Bagatelle Park in the 16th arrondissement of Paris, the LGCT of Paris offers a epic showcase of the world’s top show jumping talent. Set against the backdrop of the city of lights the LGCT of Paris is a truly unparalleled experience. Visitors are drawn to the truly unique mix of the magic of Paris coupled with the adrenaline pumping action of world class show jumping.

You won’t want to miss a moment as the Longines Global Champions Tour Heads to Paris for the eighth stage of the tour. Join us in Paris to witness world’s top riders battle it out in hopes of joining the esteemed list of past winners.

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