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Asian Leg of Longines Masters Series Launches in Hong Kong

New York, New York – The Longines Masters Series continues its journey through the most iconic cities in the world… Artikel lesen

Larissa Lienig
14.02.2019 1 min lesen
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New York, New York – The Longines Masters Series continues its journey through the most iconic cities in the world with a visit to China’s AsiaWorld-Expo for the seventh edition of the Longines Masters of Hong Kong from February 15-17, 2019. Hot on its heels, the tour continues on to NYCB LIVE, Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, for the Longines Masters of New York from April 25-28, 2019.

Top athletes from all corners of the world are chasing triumph on the Grand Slam Indoor of Show Jumping tour, and the line-up for the Asian leg of the Longines Masters Series reads like a who’s who of international sport.

With the Hong Kong Jockey Club and the Hong Kong Equestrian Federation, this year EEM honors the riders of the Asian region on the way to Tokyo 2020. Top Asian riders attending include China National Games individual silver medalist Jacqueline Lai and Raena Lung of Hong Kong, Japan’s Hikari Yoshizawa, You Zhang, Ella Wang, and Zhang Xingji of China, Manjun Kwon of South Korea, and Isheau Wong of Taiwan. With the strong line-up of Asian riders, EEM continues its goals that began in 2013 to develop the equestrian sector and boost top-level sport in Asia, while bringing new audiences to the sport of show jumping.

Riders list

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