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Quotes after the World Cup in Zürich

Sunday, 27 January 2013

"I still have no words to that I am sitting here today before these two gentlemen that might have given me the victory today." Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.Luciana Diniz on today's win: "I still have no words to that I am sitting here today before these two gentlemen that might have given me the victory today," Luciana said while looking at Rolf-Göran Bengtsson and Christian Ahlmann. "I can just thank my horse, that does everything for me, and the team. I am super happy. I always wanted to win such a Mercedes and today I did."

Luciana on the question about where in the jump-off she was faster than the others: "I really don't know. I went out after my round and thought I would be third and when I heard that I won I couldn't believe it. Thank you so much you two," Luciana said once again looking at Rolf and Christian. "I got a flow in the jump-off and got good distances so I took the opportunity to do my best."


Rolf-Göran Bengtsson on his second place: "First of all I am so happy that I finally got a clear round this weekend. It has not been my show until now. I am also very happy to get some World Cup points. Casall La Silla jumped great. I think I lost it to the last fence, I did see a big distance but I didn't dare to go for it so I put in an extra stride. Now I am finally getting closer to the final and since it is in Gothenburg it is important for me to get there."

"Nino was wonderful and that is why I am a bit disappointed with the mistake, Steve said at the press conference. Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.


Christian on the question about where he lost time: "I just have to say that I'm very happy with Codex One that is back after a couple of weeks off. He started off with a small class here and then he did the Grand Prix on Friday with two down. He was really fresh and didn't jump the way I wished, but he learned from the class and jumped really good today. Since I had some problems in Stuttgart, Lyon and Geneva in the right turns I did a bit longer turn to the wall and there I lost time, but the rest went really well. To win a class like this you have to go all in."


Steve Guerdat, who ended on seventh place with Nino des Buissonnets, was also at the press conference: "Nino was wonderful and that is why I am a bit disappointed with the mistake. With the way he was jumping it shouldn't have happened. I should have ridden better to that fence. Nino is doing his first show since Geneva, so he had a longer break which I think he deserved after 2012. That I still got the seventh place and some World Cup points saved my day. Now Nino will go to Bordeaux and then he might come with me to Spain to play in the smaller classes as preparation for the final or I will let him stay at home and then go to Den Bosch instead."

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