Lausanne (SUI), 10 December 2012 – Anna Cavallaro (ITA) and Lukas Klouda (CZE), winners of the opening leg of the FEI World Cup Vaulting 2012/2013 series in Munich, both made it a double by claiming a second leg win in Salzburg (AUT) at the weekend.
The vaulters, both 28 years old, treated spectators at the Pappas Amadeus Horse Indoors event to dazzling freestyle-to-music rounds and their wins were greeted with great enthusiasm by the crowd.
Another one-two for Italian females
Italy’s eight-time national champion Anna Cavallaro and her 19-year-old training partner Silvia Stopazzini, Junior Champion in 2011, repeated their one-two finish from Munich at the second leg of this prestigious series with outstanding performances.
Lausanne (SUI), 9 November 2012 – Anna Cavallaro (ITA) and Lukas Klouda (CZE) are the first winners of the FEI World Cup Vaulting new 2012/13 season. Cavallaro, 26, and Klouda, 28, received the highest scores after two quality Freestyle-to-Music rounds at the series opening leg held in Munich (GER) last weekend. Italy secured a one-two finish in the women’s competition as Silvia Stopazzini took second place on a final score of 8.602 behind Cavallaro (8.797).
At the top with Pavarotti
In the first round, Anna Cavallaro, performing on the 15-year-old Harley lunged by Nelson Vidoni, executed a high-level gymnastic routine which put her in second place. Her training partner and fellow Italian Silvia Stopazzini, also competing on Harley, took an early lead scoring 0,041 points higher than Cavallaro.