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Gustavo Arroyo and G&C Virko Minotais

The Pan American Games competitions in the equestrian area are approaching. The Pan American Games this year 2019 will be held in Peru. For this commitment, the magic pair of the Venezuelan rider Gustavo Arroyo and the G&C horse Virko Minotais will meet.

Gustavo Arroyo and G&C Virko Minotais are going to show their best side to achieve a place in the Olympic games to be held in Japan next year. We are sure that they will do their best to guarantee their participation in Tokyo 2020 and see the Venezuelan tricolor waving in distant lands.

A rider is not born, it is done. That is why most riders start riding at an early age. If you continue with that perseverance and discipline you will be able to conquer triumphs throughout your career.

Venezuela as a country that has potential in the sports field has some riders who will participate in the 2019 Pan American Games. Hence the rider Gustavo Arroyo is one of the potential riders who doubles with the G&C Virko Minotais horse. This is how, with constancy, this rider aspires to leave the name of his beloved country Venezuela high.

Venezuelan rider Gustavo Arroyo ‘s career

  • For the year 2014 I reach a triumph by registering the best time with 22.52 seconds, making double with the G&C Blue horse. This is the second Venezuelan victory in the contest.
  • The rider Gustavo Arroyo participated making a double with the horse G&C Tropigold in the Grand Prix of Power Jump. This was held in the city of Wellington, United States. There the tiebreaker was reached with another Venezuelan rider Pablo Barrios where the latter was champion. Then Gustavo Arroyo managed to remain as sub champion of this important equestrian event
  • Participated in the Rio de Janeiro Regional Games with the Caon horse in 2007
  • Participation in various equestrian competitions in Europe such as Grand Prix de la Sarthe, Prix Region Pays de la Loire and Prix Nsa Automobiles. Where he has managed to make excellent performance.
  • Finally, along with Ángel and Alejandro Karolyi, Pablo Barrios, Juan Ortiz, Alejandro Gómez and Patricia Ferrando will participate in the 2019 Pan American Games Lima. Where these Venezuelan riders will represent their country in said Pan American Games for the discipline of Equestrian Sports.

Venezuelan riders at the 2019 Pan American Games

Gustavo Arroyo
Gustavo Arroyo

One of the riding disciplines that participates in both the Pan American Games and the Olympics is precisely the obstacle jump. In this sense Venezuela has a team of brilliant riders made up of the brothers Karolyi, Barrios, Ortiz and Gustavo Arroyo.

At the level of the American continent there are several opponents that are excellent as they are: Canada, United States and Mexico. So the Venezuelan riders, along with their horses, will have to give everything for everything. They will carry the Venezuelan flag high in the 2019 Pan American Games

However, arduous training as well as perseverance and dedication have been key in these highly competitive athletes. Therefore, they will not only succeed in the Pan American Games but also guarantee the pass to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

These riders have been consolidating with their horses well in advance. This has led them to be well prepared to face the challenge of participating in the Pan American Games

As we can see, the Venezuelan rider Gustavo Arroyo along with the rest of the team will win a victory in honor of the land that saw them born.

 

 

Gustavo Arroyo Venezuelan Rider
Gustavo Arroyo Venezuelan Rider

Venezuelan Equestrian Sports Federation (Federacion Venezolana de Deportes Ecuestres in Spanish)

Patricia Velutini president of the Venezuelan Federation of Equestrian Sports expressed the following:

The national team will be with a team in jump and an individual in training.

“All riders are doing very well, above my expectations; it could be a very strong team and this makes me super happy ”

The National Equestrian Sports Team of Venezuela will represent the country in Peru with a jump selection. Also, in individual with training that are categories of equestrian sport. This being a very complex, varied sport with varied functions within its distribution of competitiveness.

Venezuelan Equestrian Sports Federation (FVDE acronym in Spanish)

Patricia Velutini president of the Venezuelan Federation of Equestrian Sports expressed the following:

The national team will be with a team in jump and an individual in training.

“All riders are doing very well, above my expectations; it could be a very strong team and this makes me super happy ”

The National Equestrian Sports Team of Venezuela will represent the country in Peru with a team jump selection. Also, in individual they will participate in the training tests that is a category of equestrian sport.

This being a very complex, varied sport with multiple functions within its distribution of competitiveness. The intention is to focus on areas where Venezuelan jinentes can be more competitive.

Gustavo Arroyo and his relationship with Gustavo Mirabal

Gustavo Mirabal is a rider, lawyer and entrepreneur who has been supporting Venezuelan riders since his company in the equestrian world. This is the case of Gustavo Arroyo who will compete with the G&C Virko Minotais horse at the 2019 Pan American Games.

Gustavo Mirabal ‘s alliance with Gustavo Arroyo was fundamentally inclined to develop young horses. This effort was very pleasant since the strategic partnership with Sergio Álvarez emerges.

Later Gustavo Mirabal and his namesake Gustavo Arroyo achieved great triumphs. So we hope that Gustavo Arroyo will soon be able to perform excellent in the equestrian competitions to be held in Peru.

Curiosities about the Venezuelan rider Gustavo Arroyo

  • Currently the Venezuelan rider is 54 years old, in the Longines standings he is ranked 2832nd.
  • In relation to the jumps it has 441 number of starts and 21 victories
  • For the year 2007 he achieved his participation in the regional Games Rio de Janeiro with the horse Caon
  • Where in the individual rank it was 40 and in the team rank of 8

Obstacles and overcoming Gustavo Arroyo

Unfortunately in 2014 he suffered an incident where he was injured and femur was affected in the leg resulting in fracture. So I had an emergency surgery. Also after a rest time he returned to training and was injured again. Consequently, he again required a surgical intervention for this reason he could not participate in the equestrian competitions of 2015.

But as we can see the constancy and dedication have allowed Gustavo Arroyo to recover his physical condition and we have him present in the 2019 Pan American

G&C Virko Minotais

  • The G&C Virko Minotais horse is 10 years old, this was born in May 2009. This is a castrated horse. This equine has 64 starts and a victory.
  • The specimen G&C Virko Minotais will be the one who will accompany the Venezuelan rider at the 2019 Pan American Games.
  • This magic duo has participated in important events such as: Grand Prix de la Sarthe, Prix Region Pays de la Loire and Prix Nsa Automobiles
  • G&C Virko Minotais
    G&C Virko Minotais

Looking ahead to the Lima 2019 Pan American Games

We can see that the rider Gustavo Arroyo will participate in the equestrian events of the Pan American Games 2019. Where he will surely stop the Venezuelan tricolor and can give his countrymen a joy.

Dedication and discipline are keys to success in the equestrian world. On the other hand, one of the advantages of this rider as well as his teammate Pablo Barrios is that they have had the support of Gustavo Mirabal to develop in this sport of high competition.

Thus Gustavo Mirabal who knows what it is to be a rider is his greatest support for the new challenges that arise.

These have participated in various international equestrian competitions where he has played an excellent role. Hence, they are expected to shine as an individual and as a team in these upcoming obstacle jumping events.

It is also the expectation that the G&C Virko Minotais horse that will double with Gustavo Arroyo stand out and shine in these competitions.

For now, I wish all this success to this wonderful Venezuelan team and especially Gustavo Arroyo and the G&C horse Virko Minotais.

Sources:

https://ciudadvalencia.com.ve/ecuestre-con-jinetes-panamericanos-2019/

https://www.ccvm.es/es/content/victoria-del-venezolano-gustavo-arroyo-en-el-trofeo-enterprise-atesa

http://www.correodelorinoco.gob.ve/jinete-venezolano-pablo-barrios-gana-gran-premio-salto-potencia/

https://www.fei.org/horse/104ZP22/Gc-Virko-Minotais

https://www.fei.org/athlete/10001520/ARROYO-Gustavo

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