Olympia 2021: Fall in 10th place: Olympic champion Michael Jung protests



The German eventing team lodged a protest after the cross-country ride on the 4420 meter long route in the Sea Forest Park in the bay in front of Tokyo.

This was preceded by the triggering of a safety system when Michael Jung (39, Horb) was riding with Chipmunk. Jung “touched the obstacle as normal”, said national coach Hans Melzer. Still, system triggered. Jung, who led after the dressage, fell back to 10th place.

The German team with Jung, Julia Krajewski (32, Warendorf) on Amande De B’Neville and Sandra Auffahrth (34, Ganderkesee) on Viamant du Matz slipped from second to sixth place.

Krajewski has gold in his sights!

Julia Krajewski, who was in 4th place after the dressage, made it through the terrain without a mistake, thus climbing to 2nd place. Krajewski, who was eliminated in 2016 in Rio with Samourai du Thot in the terrain: “I am impressed by my mare, how she fights for me , want to do everything right. I am relieved and very proud. “

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