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PRAGUE LIONS TEAM

The Prague Lions team have been competing in the Global Champions League since the 2018 season. During its participation in this competition, the team has collected many successes and victories. The 2022 season was the most successful for the team so far. The team placed 3rd in the overall standings of the year and took a beautiful 6th place in the GCL Super Cup finals at the Prague Playoffs. The successful Prague PlayOffs 2022 was followed up by the Prague Lions team in the 2023 season and the team finished 4th in the GCL Super Cup. The team does not lack ambition and all its members hope and do their best to make the results even better in the current season and to get the team in the best possible position in the season and in the GCL Super Cup.

CURRENT ROSTER

Pieter Devos

BEL

Pieter has been participating in GCL team competitions since the 2017 season. Since 2022, Pieter has defended the colours of the Prague Lions, where he had an incredible season in 2022, joining his compatriot Niels Bruynseels, Prague native Anna Kellnerová, Johnny Pals, Fernando Martinez Sommer and Thibeaut Spits (U25).

Anna Kellnerová

CZE

A stable member of the Prague Lions team since the 2018 season, also the team manager since 2021. Anna was part of the incredible 2022 season and led the Prague Lions team, along with Pieter Devos and Niels Bruynseels, to the GCL Super Cup final at the Prague PlayOffs for the first time.

Niels Bruynseels

BEL

Niels has been participating in GCL team competitions since the 2017 season and joined the Prague Lions in 2018 after one season with the Vienna Eagles. As a key member of the team, he played a huge role in the success of the 2022 season.

Johnny Pals

NED

Johnny Pals joins an impressive list of fellow athletes on the 2023 Prague Lions team. After moving on from the Cannes Stars, he will look to use his wealth of experience to help the team succeed in their quest for championship glory.

Fernando Martinez Sommer

MEX

After his debut year with the Rome Gladiators, Fernando returns for his second season in the GCL and transfers to the Prague Lions.

Thibeau Spits

BEL

The young rider will wear the Prague Lions jersey in his debut season. Despite his young age, he is achieving quality results and is a great promise for the Prague Lions team.

HISTORICAL ROSTERS AND STANDINGS

Roster
Anna Kellnerová CZE
Niels Bruynseels BEL
Pieter Devos BEL
Johnny Pals NED
Fernando Martinez Sommer MEX
Thibeau Spits U25 BEL

Manager
Anna Kellnerová

Season standings
6th place

Prague PlayOffs Super Cup
4th place

TOP 3 standings
Miami Beach 2nd place
Riyadh 3rd place

Roster
Anna Kellnerová CZE
Niels Bruynseels BEL
Pieter Devos BEL
Sergio Alvarez Moya ESP
Constant van Paesschen BEL
Brian Moggre U25 USA

Manager
Anna Kellnerová

Season standings
3rd place

Prague PlayOffs Super Cup
6th place

TOP 3 standings
St. Tropez 1st place
Cannes 1st place
New York 1st place

Roster
Anna Kellnerová U25 CZE
Niels Bruynseels BEL
Marc Houtzager NED
Leopold van Asten NED
Sergio Alvarez Moya ESP
Jur Vrieling NED

Manager
Anna Kellnerová

Season standings
6th place

Prague PlayOffs Super Cup
7th place

TOP 3 standings
Šamorín 2nd place

Roster
Anna Kellnerová U25 CZE
Niels Bruynseels BEL
Marc Houtzager NED
Wilm Vermeir BEL
Sergio Alvarez Moya ESP
Jur Vrieling NED

Manager
Jessica Kürten

Season standings
10th place

The Global Champions League series was terminated after the opening round due to the Covid 19 pandemic.

Roster
Anna Kellnerová U25 CZE
Niels Bruynseels BEL
Gerco Schröder NED
Marco Kutscher GER
Marc Houtzager NED
Wilm Vermeir BEL

Manager
Jessica Kürten

Season standings
7th place

Prague PalyOffs GCL Super Cup
7th place

TOP 3 standings
Shanghai 3rd place
Rome 1st place
New York 3rd place

Roster
Anna Kellnerová U25 CZE
Niels Bruynseels BEL
Gerco Schröder NED
Peder Fredrickson SWE
Aleš Opatrný CZE

Manager
Jessica Kürten

Season standings
9th place

Prague PalyOffs GCL Super Cup
9th place

TOP 3 standings
Miami Beach 1st place
Rome 3rd place

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Since 2018, Prague has been part of the prestigious Global Champions showjumping competion series and thanks to this fact, it can have its own team, which has been named Prague Lions. A total of six riders will represent its colours in 2024. Let’s introduce them.