CIBAO LA PAMPA CLAIM BARCELONA POLO CHALLENGE NEGRITA CUP
After a thrilling final in Barcelona, Cibao La Pampa (Javier Lucena, Edouard Guerrand Hermes, Juan Pepa and Patricio Cieza) beat Los Mariachisirenita 5-3 to claim the 50th edition of the Barcelona Polo Challenge Negrita Cup at the Real Club de Polo.
The last day of the International Polo Tournament kicked off with the game for 3rd place, in which Avstone Hotels defeated Negrita 7.5 – 6.
MVP: Pato Cieza (Cibao La Pampa).
BPP: Enana, played by Pato Cieza.
Umpires: César Ruiz Guiñazú & Esteban Ferrari.
5th Position: Emerging 7-6.5 Kiss FM
7th Position: Engel&Volkers 10-8.5 Riva
9th Position: Viva la Vida 6-4 Boogaloo
The presentation was attended by Maite Fandos, Deputy of d’Esports de la Diputació de Barcelona, Jaime Espinosa de los Monteros, RFEP President; José de Aabadal, FCP President and representatives of the sponsoring brands.
The semis of the BPC Negrita Cup, held on Saturday, concluded as follows:
Los Mariachisirenitas 9-8 Negrita
Cibao la Pampa 10-4.5 Avstone Hotels
Emerging 7-6.5 Viva la Vida
Kiss FM 11.5-5 Bogaloo
Engel&Volkers 7-6.5 Riva
The Campeonato de España Absoluto is set to be played this weekend at the Real Club de Polo de Barcelona (May 18 to 20).
For a sixth consecutive year, the Barcelona Polo Challenge forms part of the Barcelona Equestrian Challenge (BECH), an event of huge public interest for being a social instrument in the world of horses, horse riding and sporting values. The main activities of the BECH are linked to the equestrian world and articulate around four axes: sports, education, health and social work.
For more information head to barcelonapolochallenge.com.
BARCELONA POLO CHALLENGE NEGRITA CUP: Fixture & Teams