Polo in Deauville continued on Wednesday August 17 and Thursday August 18, and saw Brittany and Barriere victorious over Los Dragones and Mungo, respectively, in their matches for the Coupe d’Or, the most significant tournament of the prestigious Barriere Deauville Polo Cup, that’s underway at Deauville International Polo Club, set in Normandy, Northwest France. Both days also had games for the Coupe de Bronze.
With regards to the Coupe d’Or, on Wednesday August 17, Jean-Francois Decaux’s Brittany took a close 7-6 win over Los Dragones, while Barriere claimed an impressive 11-5 victory over Mungo, in a sort of a rematch of the Coupe d’Argent final.
The Coupe d’Or will continue on Friday August 19, with the clash of the French teams, Talandracas vs. Brittany at 5,30pm.
COUPE DE BRONZE
In the meantime, the Coupe de Bronze, for teams between 6 and 8 goals, resumed on Wednesday and Thursday, and the latest results have been as follows:
Wednesday August 17
Baitov 9-8 Mustang Polo Team
Grange Martin 5-4 Red Falcon
Thursday August 18
Le Pommeray 9-6 Osmanthus Talandracas
The Coupe de Bronze will continue on Friday August 19 with two more games, and the final is set to be played on Saturday August 27.
The Barriere Deauville Polo Cup welcomes some of the most renowned names in polo, featuring top players competing in the four tournaments, for men and ladies. The highlight of the series, the historic Coupe d’Or, established in 1950, has remained as one of the most important tournaments within the international polo calendar. The Coupe d’Or sees five teams up to 16 goals, in participation, and the final is due on Sunday August 28.
This traditional event is composed of four tournaments: the Coupe d’Argent (August 7-13); the Ladies Polo Cup (August 10-13), the Coupe de Bronze (August 16-27, that will see ten teams compete) and the most coveted trophy of all, the la Coupe d’Or, which will run from August 15-28 and sees five teams in compete.
The Barriere Deauville Polo Cup will come to an end on Sunday, August 28, with the much anticipated final of the Coupe d’Or.
2022 SEASON IN DEAUVILLE – DATES
COUPE D’ARGENT: August 7-13 (16-goal) Fixture & Teams
LADIES POLO CUP: August 10-13 (12-14 goal, ladies handicap) Fixture & Teams
Winners: Augustinus Bader.
COUPE DE BRONZE: August 16-27 (6–8 goal) Fixture & Teams
COUPE D’OR: August 15-28 (14-16 goal) Fixture & Teams
Coupe d’Or, Day 3 – Brittany vs. Los Dragones