He finally did it !

20 Aug 2017

Cedric Schweri and his Team BANQUE ERIC STURDZA won the 22nd Hublot Polo Gold Cup in Gstaad. After trying and getting very close for several years, the Swiss captain finally can claim the trophy. This 22nd final started out quite messy with multiple faults being blown but thanks notably to the talents of Marcos Riglos (MVP) and incredible goals by Nico Lopez Fuentes (riding the BPP), Team BANQUE ERIC STURDZA turned this difficult final in their favor.

Team GSTAAD PALACE claims the third place defeating Team HUBLOT in the first game of the day. During the first three chukkers, the teams were tied, but in the last chukker and within a few minutes GSTAAD PALACE scored three goals in a row, a gap HUBLOT could not fill, leaving the final score at 10-7.

Sunday’s finalists will be BANQUE ERIC STURDZA and RIVA !

19 Aug 2017

After a stormy night with winds and showers, the sun came out for the semi-finals of the 22nd Hublot Polo Gold Cup offering the visitors two exciting games.

In the first semi-final, Team BANQUE ERIC STURDZA dominated their opponent Team HUBLOT from the start to end never letting the other team come close to the score (3-0, 6-3, 8-5, 11-6).

The second semi-final started out more evenly. GSTAAD PALACE faced newcomers RIVA. After two even chukkers (2-2, 3-3), RIVA’s captain Mohamed El Sewedy and Marcelo Pascual each scored a goal in the third chukker giving their team the lead and maintaining it until the end.

Tomorrow GSTAAD PALACE and HUBLOT will play for the third place at 1.30 p.m. and at 3 p.m. BANQUE ERIC STURDZA and RIVA will face each other to determine who will win the coveted trophy.

Horses march through Gstaad

18 Aug 2017

It is one of the highlights of the Hublot Polo Gold Cup. The traditional parade of the teams through the streets of Gstaad has once again enchanted the villagers. The procession made of the bell ringers, the carriages, the village brass band, two Ferraris and most importantly the four teams – HUBLOT, GSTAAD PALACE, RIVA et BANQUE ERIC STURDZA – competing for Sunday’s cup marched through Gstaad’s main street with its picturesque chalets.

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