Medical update on injured Costa Rican and Chilean riders at WEG

Costa Rican rider Claudia Romero Chacon, who was injured in a fall on Thursday, August 28, during the Endurance competition in Normandy, underwent surgery for fractures and internal injuries on the day of the accident. She is recovering in hospital and it is expected that she will be discharged within a week. She and her husband, Juan Diego, thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers.


Chilean rider Tomas Couve Correa, who had a fall in the second round of the team Jumping competition on Wednesday, September 3 in the D’Ornano Stadium, was kept in hospital overnight and discharged the following morning.

Did you know ?

There was a scandal in driving at the 2010 WEG when Ijsbrand Chardon (NED), the eventual silver medal winner, was the victim of sabotage when his marathon competition carriage had its tires, seats and oil lines slashed.