Icelandic Champions League in Horse Sports

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The Icelandic Champions League in Horse Sports started yesterday evening with a competition in Four Gait.

The evening was a feast for Icelandic horse fans and enthusiasts as the 24 of the best riders and horses in Iceland competed.

The next competition is 6th of February in Gæðinga Dressage at Ölfushöll at 19:00 GMT. The competition will be broadcasted live on www.meistaradeild.is against payment of EUR 20,-.

Here are the results from the Four Gait:

1. Ólafur Brynjar Ásgeirsson Hugleikur frá Galtanesi Hrímnir/Export hestar 8,27
2. Olil Amble Fálmar frá Ketilsstöðum Gangmyllan 7,97
3. Eyjólfur Þorsteinsson Hlekkur frá Þingnesi Lýsi 7,83

4. Ísólfur Líndal Þórisson Kristófer frá Hjaltastaðahvammi Spónn.is/Heimahagi 7,67
5. Jakob S. Sigurðsson Asi frá Lundum II Top Reiter/Sólning 7,57
6.-7. Þórdís Erla Gunnarsdóttir Sproti frá Enni Auðsholtshjáleiga 7,47
6.-7. Viðar Ingólfsson Prestur frá Hæli Hrímnir/Export hestar 7,47
8. Eyrún Ýr Pálsdóttir Kjarval frá Blönduósi Hrímnir/Export hestar 7,30
9. Guðmundur Björgvinsson Tenór frá Stóra-Ási Top Reiter/Sólning 7,20
10. Hulda Gústafsdóttir Ketill frá Kvistum Árbakki/Hestvit 7,10

11.-13. Aðalheiður Anna Guðjónsdóttir Spretta frá Gunnarsstöðum Ganghestar/Málning 7,00
11.-13. Daníel Jónsson Hrannar frá Svalbarðseyri Gangmyllan 7,00
11.-13. Hinrik Bragason Stórval frá Lundi Árbakki/Hestvit 7,00
14. Þorvaldur Árni Þorvaldsson Stjarna frá Stóra-Hofi Top Reiter/Sólning 6,97
15.-17. Árni Björn Pálsson Stormur frá Herríðarhóli Auðsholtshjáleiga 6,90
15.-17. Guðmar Þór Pétursson Vaðall frá Akranesi Spónn.is/Heimahagi 6,90
15.-17. Sigurður V. Matthíasson Svalur frá Litlu-Sandvík Ganghestar/Málning 6,90
18. Bergur Jónsson Katla frá Ketilsstöðum Gangmyllan 6,77
19.-20. Sigurbjörn Bárðarson Hróður frá Laugarbóli Lýsi 6,67
19.-20. Sigurður Sigurðarson Loki frá Selfossi Lýsi 6,67
21. Sylvía Sigurbjörnsdóttir Hrafn frá Breiðholti í Flóa Auðsholtshjáleiga 6,63
22. Reynir Örn Pálmason Tónn frá Melkoti Ganghestar/Málning 6,50
23. Gústaf Ásgeir Hinriksson Sólon frá Vesturkoti Árbakki/Hestvit 6,47
24. Ævar Örn Guðjónsson Veigur frá Eystri-Hól Spónn.is/Heimahagi 6,40

The Icelandic Champions League is a series of competitions where both the rider and the team collect points.

The rider that wins gets 12 points, no 2 gets 10 points, no 3 gets 8 points etc. and the result after last evening is as follows:

RIDERS POINTS
Ólafur B. Ásgeirsson 12
Olil Amble 10
Eyjólfur Þorsteinsson 8
Ísólfur Líndal Þórisson 7
Jakob S. Sigurðsson 6
Viðar Ingólfsson 4,5
Þórdís Erla Gunnarsdóttir 4,5
Eyrún Ýr Pálsdóttir 3
Guðmundur Björgvinsson 2
Hulda Gústafsdóttir 1

The Hrimnir/Export hestar team won the team competition yesterday evening as all of the team´s riders ended in the B and A Finals.

The result of the team competition is as follows:

TEAM POINTS
Hrímnir/Export hestar 59,5
Top Reiter/Sólning 47
Gangmyllan 43
Lýsi 33
Auðsholtshjáleiga31,5
Spónn.is/Heimahagi 31
Árbakki/Hestvit 30
Ganghestar/Málning 25

Schedule of events:

Thursday January 23rd at 19:00 GMT – V1 Four gait

Thursday February 6th at 19:00 GMT –  Gæðingar dressage

Thursday February 20th at 19:00 GMT  – Five gait

Thursday March 6th at 19:00 GMT – T1 Tölt

Saturday March 22nd at 12:00 GMT – P1 Pace race 250mtr /PP1 Pace test

Friday April 4th at 18:30 GMT – T2 Tölt and P2 Speed pass / Final ceremony