2013 Longines Hong Kong Masters 2013

2013/02/03

2013  Longines Hong Kong Masters 2013

The Longines Hong Kong Masters, organized by the EEM Asia and co-organized by the HKEF, is Asia’s first and only CSI 5* indoor show jumping event after the 2008 Olympic Games. It was recognized as an ‘M’ Mark event by the Major Sports Events Committee. The Top 25 best international riders and horses will be competing at Asia World Expo including the current world number one Christian Ahlmann from Germany, London Olympic Gold medalist Ben Maher from the UK, the world’s number one female rider Edwina Tops Alexander from Australia and former European Champion Kevin Staut from France.

HKEF is dedicated on the promotion of equestrian sports in Hong Kong. Being the co-organizer of the event, HKEF provides assistance and support on the promotion of the event in different aspects. Two Hong Kong riders, Kenneth Cheng and Raena Leung will represent Hong Kong to compete at the Masters, together with top world-ranking riders to challenge for the pride and glory at international 5* show jumping event.

Kenneth Cheng was invited by EEM Asia to compete at the Paris Masters at the end of last year, and obtained valuable experiences in the competition. Raena Leung achieved the overall champion at the FEI World Cup Jumping Chinese League in October 2012, and she is now preparing to qualify for the FEI World Cup Jumping Final Station in April 2013. Both Kenneth Cheng and Raena Leung are very proud to have the chance to compete at the Longines Hong Kong Masters, hoping to gain the cherished exposure with the top world-ranking riders and achieve good results.

The competition will take place over three days with a total of different 6 classes on the program. The organizers expect up to 25,000 visitors of which 2,000 VIPs from around the world.

Let’s join hands to support Kenneth Cheng and Raena Leung. We wish them every success at the competition.

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