World of Showjumping
Menu

This week

Coming weeks

CSI5* Paris
France

CSI4* Wellington
USA

CSI4* Vejer de la Frontera
Spain

CSI3* Arezzo
Italy

CSI3* Vilamoura
Portugal

CSI3* Gorla Minore
Italy

CSI3* Braunschweig
Germany

CSI3* Balvanera
Mexico

CSI2* Lier
Belgium

CSI2* Oliva Nova
Spain

CSI2* Le Mans
France

CSI2* Carmona
Spain

CSI2* Cervia
Italy

CSI2* Valencia
Spain

CSI2* Kakegawa-Tsumagoi
Japan

CSI2* Villeneuve-Loubet
France

Ludo Philippaerts ends long and successful career

Wednesday, 29 April 2015
Sport

Ludo Philippaerts. Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
Ludo Philippaerts. Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.

After a long and very successful career Ludo Philippaerts will stop competing. Ludo – now 51 years old – has been among the world’s best riders for decades. The Belgian rider has a team gold medal from the 1991 European Championships, and an individual silver medal from the 2001 European Championships – as well as having several Olympic Games, World Championships and World Cup Finals behind him.

"For 46 years I have practiced my sport with ups and downs, setbacks and successes. The sport has given me everything, but I have had to fight hard for it and that's why I'm so proud my career," Philippaerts says.

"Now it's time to pass on the torch and finally quit my career as an athlete. Nicola and Olivier have already shown fantastic things, but they still have a long way to go."

 

Source: sporza.be

Related news

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.