Lynn Symansky Leads the Way for USA in FEI World Rankings

Lynn Symansky and Under Suspection in the Bromont CCI3*. Photo by Leslie Threlkeld.

Lynn Symansky jumped into the top 10 for the first time in her career in last month’s FEI World Eventing Athlete Rankings, and she improved on her position even further in the latest rankings thanks to finishing second in the Bromont CCI3* with Under Suspection. Lynn now sits sixth as the highest ranked American rider with 390 points.

Team GB continues to dominate the rankings with a stronghold on five of the slots in the top 10. Oliver Townend (GBR) still leads with 554 points. Ros Canter (GBR) and Gemma Tattersall (GBR) are now tied for second place on 444 points following Zenshera’s third-place finish at Luhmühlen CCI4*.

Tim Price (NZL) remains in fourth with 416 points, and Michael Jung (GER) moved up one spot to fifth on 381 points. Izzy Taylor (GBR) slipped one spot to eighth on 381 points. Boyd Martin is the sole other American rider in the top 10, sitting ninth on 361 points.

Big climbers in the rankings this month include Jonelle Price (NZL), who won her second consecutive CCI4* at Luhmühlen to rocket from 41st all the way up to seventh on 381 points. Laura Collett (GBR) jumped into the top 10 for the first time in her career, moving from 30th up to 10th on 354 points thanks to finishing second at Luhmühlen with jumping machine Mr. Bass.

Five other American riders are ranked in the top 50: Lauren Kieffer sits 12th on 337 points; Buck Davidson sits 19th on 307 points; Will Coleman sits 20th on 305 points; Phillip Dutton sits 26th on 292 points; and Liz Halliday-Sharp sits 38th on 265 points.

Selena O’Hanlon is the highest ranked Canadian rider in the 98th slot on 173 points.

Click here to view the latest FEI Eventing World Athlete Rankings. Go Eventing.

[Eventing – FEI Eventing World Athlete Rankings – N° 139 – 30/06/2018]