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The 2015 Rolex IJRC Top 10 Final’s participants; Penelope Leprevost

Wednesday, 09 December 2015

Penelope Leprevost and Flora de Mariposa. Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
Penelope Leprevost and Flora de Mariposa. Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.

In three days, the 2015 Rolex IJRC Top 10 Final takes place in Geneva. In our count down towards the final, WoSJ presents each of the riders in it – and Penelope Leprevost, the world's leading lady rider, is next up.


Name: Penelope Leprevost

Born: 1.8.1980

Represents: France

Number on world ranking: 3 (ranking no. 179)

2015 highlights: Penelope kicked off her year by winning the CSI5* Longines Grand Prix in Zurich on Flora de Mariposa, and from there on it only went upwards. In April, she became Vice World Cup Champion in Las Vegas aboard Vagabond de la Pomme. In June, Penelope won the CSI5* Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix in Cannes on Ratina d'la Rousserie, before she went on to Chantilly were she also was on the podium finishing third. Leprevost was runner-up in the CSIO5* Longines King George V Gold Cup at Hickstead in August, before she went on to the Europeans in Aachen where she won the opening leg as well as taking team silver for France - all on Flora de Mariposa. When the indoor season started, Penelope kept up her amazing form to win the CSI5* Longines FEI World Cups in Oslo and in Lyon riding Flora de Mariposa. And that was just her major achievements; Penelope has plenty of other wins to too during this season.

Championship record: Two team silver medals from the 2010 and 2014 World Championships, one team silver from the 2011 European Championship and 2015 Vice World Cup Champion.


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