Articles: Press Release
Robert Chelberg Wins the Central European
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 20, 2001
The FEI announced today that U.S. Grand Prix Jumping Rider, Robert Chelberg,
based in Prague, CZE, won the Central European League which qualifies him to
compete at the World Cup Final in Leipzig (GER), May 1-5, 2002 as an
additional U.S. rider. Chelberg finished the League 16 points ahead of
Hungarian rider Jozsef Turi who finished 6th in the Individual standings at
the World Equestrian Games in Rome (ITA), 1998.
The Central European League Final was held in Poznan (POL) on December 7 -
9, 2001 where Chelberg competed on his 11-year-old Russian Trakehner
stallion, Aktiv (by Vypas out of Aktisa).
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