On Sunday afternoon at the Saanen airfield, spectators was treated to all the spoils of international polo. With perfect weather and breathtaking alpine views, it was only fitting that the final be equally spectacular. The teams, boasting some of the world’s best players, didn’t disappoint. Rising to the occasion, Team Clinique La Prairie beat Hublot 10 goals to 5 to secure the 24th Gstaad Gold Cup.
In the match for 3rd and 4th place, Banque Eric Sturdza made good on their promise to continue fighting, despite being dethroned by Clinique La Prairie. In a much tighter game, they beat Gstaad Palace and came in third.
FINAL GSTAAD GOLD CUP: Clinique la Prairie 10-5 Hublot
Clinique la Prairie: Piero Dillier 0, Bautista Beguerie 4, Juan Manuel González 4, Lucas Labat 6. Total: 14.
Hublot: Marco Elser 0, Marcos Antinori 3, Nicola Antinori 4, Julio Novillo Astrada 7. Total: 14.
Score Clinique la Prairie: 2-2, 4-3, 7-4, 10-5.
BPP: Ceron, played by Julio Novillo Astrada.