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Posted by Toni Venhaus on 27/08/2017.
On the podium for individual Dressage Freestyle at the Longines FEI European Championships 2017 in Gothenburg, Sweden today: L to R: Sonke Rothenberger GER (silver), Isabell Werth GER (gold), Cathrine Dufour DEN (bronze).
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Werth wins ferocious battle for Dressage Freestyle gold

LONGINES FEI EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

Compatriot Rothenberger pushes the legend to the limit; Denmark’s Dufour boldly takes bronze

by Louise Parkes

Isabell Werth (45) secured her third Dressage gold medal of the week when topping today’s individual Freestyle at the Longines FEI European Championships 2017 in Gothenburg, Sweden. But she had to pull out all the stops to pin German team-mate Sonke Rothenberger (22) into silver medal position while, mirroring the result of yesterday’s Grand Prix Special, Denmark’s Cathrine Dufour (25) took bronze.

Multi-medalled Werth was under no illusions about the quality of the performance she needed to produce. 

For the full story and results [here

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