World of Showjumping
Menu

This week

Coming weeks

CSIO5* Rome Piazza di ...
Italy

CSI4* Bourg en Bresse
France

CSIO3* Uggerhalne
Denmark

CSI3* Nörten-Hardenberg
Germany

CSI3* Tryon
USA

CSI3* Reims
France

CSI3* Hongcheon
Korea

CSI2* Valkenswaard
Netherlands

CSI2* Ciekocinko
Poland

CSI2* Caledon
Canada

CSI2* Lexington
USA

CSI2* Ranshofen
Austria

CSI2* Bonheiden
Belgium

Penelope Leprevost out with injury after fall at the Olympics

Thursday, 01 September 2016
Sport

Penelope Leprevost and Flora de Mariposa had a fall during the first competition in Rio. Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
Penelope Leprevost and Flora de Mariposa had a fall during the first competition in Rio. Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.

Penelope Leprevost has been forced to take a break from competition after her fall in Rio two weeks ago. The French lady rider suffered a fall from her mare Flora de Mariposa during the first day of competition at the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, and got her right thigh injured. Still she kept on riding, helping the French team to the gold medal. 

On her official Facebook page, Leprevost writes: “Flora returned from Rio in ‘Olympic’ form, but my return will be a bit more difficult. My fall left me with an aching thigh. Medical exams show I have a torn muscle which will keep me away from competition for a couple of weeks. Just a bit of rest and then we will return in top form again!”

We wish Penelope a speedy recovery, and hope to see her back in the saddle soon.

 


Source: Facebook-page Pénélope Leprévost // Picture © Jenny Abrahamsson

This photo has been added to your cart !

Your shopping cart »
This website is using cookies for statistics, site optimization and retargeting purposes. You consent to our cookies if you continue to use this website. Read more here.