Andersson, Christensen, Nivelle, Storr Promoted as 5* Level Judges

Thu, 07/09/2020 - 11:21
Swedish 5* judge Lars Andersson at the 2019 European Youth Championships :: Photo © Astrid Appels

Four dressage judges have been promoted to 5* level and are now eligible to compete at the highest level championships of dressage sport. 

The FEI works with a star-level system to indicate the training and experience that judges have. 3* level judges are allowed to judge internationally at CDI's. They move their way up to the most coveted level, 5* which used to be O(lympic)-level. 

Five-star judges can judge intercontinental Championships, World Cup Finals and Olympic Games.

The four new 5* judges are Lars Andersson (SWE), Kurt Christensen (DEN), Ulrike Nivelle (GER) and Peter Storr (GBR). 

The appointment of these four new 5* judges brings the total list from 36 to 40 judges at the highest level.

German 5* judge Dietrich Plewa retired in 2020.

Photo © Astrid Appels

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