Polo Club Düsseldorf (GER) will take part in the 2021 POLO RIDER CUP, alongside the Chantilly Polo Club (FRA), Hamburger Polo Club (GER), Dos Lunas Polo Club (SPA), Moscow Polo Club (RUS) and Evviva Polo St. Moritz (SUI). This is the second German Club to join the POLO RIDER CUP, which will be held from 10 to 20 June 2021 at the Polo Club of Chantilly, north of Paris.
The Polo Club Düsseldorf team will comprise the following players:
1. Adrian Laplacette (+6)
2. Miguel Amieva (+4)
3. Jesus Bordoni (+2)
4. Otto Blank (0)
Otto Blank, Captain of Polo Club Düsseldorf, comments: “The Polo Club Düsseldorf team is very proud to take part in one of the most important tournaments in Europe. It will be our first participation in this type of event, and we are looking forward to an excellent time at the unique Polo Club of Chantilly. Our international team is very excited to compete against the other strong teams and hopes to grow with every chukker!”
Benoît Perrier, CEO & Co-Founder of GAME Polo, comments: “Polo Club Düsseldorf is a very active Polo Club with a history going back 44 years. We are proud to welcome this new team with a strong international line-up. We believe that the captain, Otto Blank, will build a solid team spirit with Adrian Laplacette, one of the best players in Germany with a very good horse organization. The team can count on his experience and as one of the players of the French Open, he is familiar with the Chantilly polo fields, which is a plus.”
About Polo Club Düsseldorf (https://polo-club-duesseldorf.com/en/home/) The Polo Club Düsseldorf plays an important role in the continuity and development of the “game of the kings”. Our greatest ambition was to make the fascinating sport of polo more vivid and unique for our visitors – and we have achieved this goal! Polo stands for precision, passion and absolute trust between human and animal. We from Polo Club Düsseldorf know what makes the oldest team sport in the world so special. After 44 years and extensive reconstruction, the club shines in new glory and offers the sport a unique platform north of Düsseldorf. We pay attention to the highest quality, whether it be in the care given to our horses, our equipment or the choice of our members: we do not go for less. Our attention to detail is noticeable, in our club and in our behavior. Our spacious connected area is unique in Germany. The beautiful landscape of Kalkum Forest is an invitation to discover and learn the many opportunities of polo.