Double Olympic Equestrian Champion Tom McEwen To Now Aim For European Championship


The 30-year-old British equestrian, Tom McEwen, is all set to goal for the European Championship, put up his triumphant win on the Olympics and world workforce crowns.

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Tom McEwen is a sensational British equestrian who performs in eventing. Initially, Tom was on the European younger rider eventing workforce in 2010 and 2011. There, McEwen received workforce gold driving Main Sweep and one other workforce gold in 2011 aboard Personal Rudolph.

Whereas competing on the 2018 World Equestrian Video games with Toledo de Kerser, he completed twelfth individually; However, he received gold for his workforce. Within the following 12 months, the Englishman received the Concours Compete Worldwide (CCI) driving Toledo De Kerser.

On the Summer season Olympics 2021, the duo swept gold for the workforce in addition to a person silver. Setting the bar excessive for Group Britain, McEwen is now eyeing the following event.

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Tom McEwen on making ready for the European Championship

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Expressing his optimism for the upcoming matches, McEwen mentioned, “The power in depth is unimaginable – it’s big. The horses are match and wholesome, the riders are in type. It’s a new workforce on the Europeans, and also you wouldn’t wish to wager towards them.

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For the reason that Paris Olympics are solely three years from now, McEwen added by saying, “The best way the horses are going, they’d be fairly glad going once more in three years’ time. They’re match, properly and wholesome, they usually completely love what they do, and now that Group GB has obtained the gold in workforce eventing I feel individuals are actually going to be striving to do it once more.”

Earlier feats for Group Nice Britain

The workforce from Nice Britain broke a 49-year-old file by claiming the Olympic gold in Tokyo. The workforce comprised McEwen, Laura Collett, and Oliver Townend. Now, the trio is aiming for the European Championship being held in Switzerland, later this week.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Eventing – Group – Medal Ceremony – Equestrian Park – Tokyo, Japan – August 2, 2021. Gold medallists Oliver Townend of Britain, Laura Collett of Britain and Tom McEwen of Britain rejoice. REUTERS/Molly Darlington

The competitors will happen solely between two international locations: Britain (1970-1972) and Germany (2012-2014)–having earlier defended all three titles on the identical time. Notably, the three equestrians won’t compete with the identical horses.

This time, the workforce will comprise 6 robust contenders which embody ruling world particular person champion Ros Canter, London 2012 workforce silver medalist Nicola Wilson, 2016 Olympian Kitty King and 2019 Badminton winner Piggy March.

Although McEwen has had a profitable begin, having fun with the celebrity related together with his triumph final month, he’s all set to tackle the most important title and rise to glory as soon as once more.

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