The Sportspedia’s Global Podium features the three sportspeople/athletes or teams that best achieved excellence in performance last week with their milestones and results.
|GLOBAL PODIUM OF THE WEEK|
Gold: Sanne Voets and Demantur RS2 N.O.P.
(Netherlands, Para Dressage)
Sanne Voets and Demantur RS2 N.O.P.won all three gold medals available in the Para Dressage Grade IV at the World Equestrian Championships, winning the Individual championship grade IV, the Individual freestyle grade IV, and the Team para-dressage, repeating the success from four years ago and adding to the sole gold medal she won in 2014 when the then Class III was first featured. She also has three gold medals in her class, making her the best ever in this category. Charlotte Fry and Glamourdale (ENG, GBR) won the two individual dressage golds with a stunning performance, while Denmark beat Great Britain for the team gold medal.
Watch her first gold-winning run at the Championships (FEI)
Silver: Chad Wienen
(United States of America, Motorcycling)
Chad Wienen won a record-extending ninth AMA ATV Motocross Championship with a win and third place in the season Finale at Loretta Lynn’s in Tennessee, USA. With one race to go, Joel Hetrick (USA) was the leader with a 10 points advantage but a puncture in the first race ruined his chances even with a win in the second race.
Watch the highlights from the previous round at RedBud (AMA)
Bronze: Erlend Fagerli
(Norway, Freestyle Football)
Fagerli won the Super Ball Freestyle Football World Championship for the fifth time in the last seven editions -more than anyone else-, which added to his three wins at the Red Bull Street Style making him the best of all time in this sport that has had global competitions since 2008. Aguska Mnich (POL) repeated her women’s title, winning for a record fourth time.
Watch a replay of his Finals Battle (WFFA)