One of the most important tournaments in Asia kicked off at Thai Polo & Equestrian Club on Thursday: the Thai Polo Open. Four 14-goal teams are competing in the tournament, which marks the beginning of the Royal Malaysian Polo Association International League. The series then continues in Malaysia in August with three tournaments: the Royal Selangor Polo Club Open, the RMPA Classic & the RMPA International League Final.
The opening day saw Juan Manuel García Grossi defeat his father, Agustín, in the match where Thai Polo beat 22BR by 7 goals to 6.5.
The tournament final is scheduled for Saturday, January 19; a fabulous party will close the competition.
THE FINAL OF THE THAI POLO OPEN WILL BE STREAMED LIVE, EXCLUSIVELY VIA POLOLINE TV.
LA FAMILIA 8-5 AXUS
LA FAMILIA: Mohamed Moiz 1, Agustín Andrada 5 (1 goal), Matías Vial 6 (5), Shaik Reismann 2 (1). Total: 14.
AXUS: Brian Xu 0 (1 goal), Diego Gómez Echavarri 4 (2), Darío Musso 6 (2), Nicolás Pieroni 4. Total: 14.
Score La Familia: 2-2, 3-3, 7-4, 8-5.
THAI POLO 7-6.5 22BR
THAI POLO: Harald Link 0, Facundo Fernández Llorente 7, Carlos Pando 5, Juan Manuel García Grossi 2. Total: 14.
22BR: Claude Haberer 0, William Zhao 0, Agustín García Grossi 7, Pedro Fernández Llorente 5. Total: 12.
Score Thai Polo: 2-3.5, 5-3.5, 7-5.5, 7-6.5.
The Thai Polo Open will continue on Saturday:
2pm: Axus vs 22BR
4pm: La Familia vs Thai Polo