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MITSUBISHI MOTORS AUS 3DE ANNOUNCES EVENT AMBASSADOR AND MORE

MITSUBISHI MOTORS AUS 3DE ANNOUNCES EVENT AMBASSADOR AND MORE

MITSUBISHI MOTORS AUS 3DE ANNOUNCES EVENT AMBASSADOR AND MORE Media Release 6 September 2016   The Mitsubishi Motors Australian International 3-Day Event has a long history of partnering with international eventing figures to bring more of the equestrian sport to the Adelaide crowds. For 2017, the event is pleased to announce that UK-based Australian eventer and Olympic Bronze medallist, Sam Griffiths, will be heading to the Adelaide event as Event Ambassador. Sam was one of the Australian team members of the Bronze medal winning Olympic Eventing Team and finished fourth individually at the 2016 Rio Olympics. He has competed at 3-day events throughout the world with much success, and in 2014 on his Irish Sport Horse mare, Paulank Brockagh, won the UK’s CCI4* Badminton Horse Trials, and placed third at the Burghley Horse Trials on his horse, Happy Times.  Sam has represented Australia on many occasions, including the World Equestrian Games and the 2012 London Olympics. Sam is now based in the UK . Event Director, Gillian Rolton, said that Sam Griffiths will be a wonderful Event Ambassador for the Mitsubishi Motors Australian International 3 Day Event, having visited the Adelaide event previously. “Sam has a wealth of knowledge on the sport of eventing and this is apparent in the successes that he has had on the international stage. The Masterclasses that he will present will no doubt be extremely interesting and informative, and I’m sure he will be able to provide great insight from a rider’s perspective in to the Mitsubishi CCI4* Cross Country Course in his course walks,” said Mrs Rolton. Sam Griffiths said that he was...
MITSUBISHI MOTORS PARTNERS WITH AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL 3-DAY EQUESTRIAN EVENT

MITSUBISHI MOTORS PARTNERS WITH AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL 3-DAY EQUESTRIAN EVENT

MEDIA RELEASE 1 JUNE 2017 MITSUBISHI MOTORS PARTNERS WITH AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL 3-DAY EQUESTRIAN EVENT TO BRING MORE HORSEPOWER TO ADELAIDE The Australian International 3-Day Event (Aus3DE) today announced that Mitsubishi Motors will partner with the iconic international equestrian event as Naming Rights sponsor for the next three years. The Mitsubishi Motors Australian International Three Day Event is one of only six CCI four star (Olympic standard) events to be held across the world, and attracts over 25,000 spectators in Adelaide over the three days. Mitsubishi Motors Australia CEO, Mutsuhiro Oshikiri met with Leon Bignell, Minister for Tourism and Gillian Rolton Aus3DE Event Director today to announce the sponsorship. “Mitsubishi Motors as an international company with a head office in Adelaide, is proud to be the official naming sponsor of the Mitsubishi Motors Australian Three Day Event and to show its support for this major event in the Australian sporting calendar,” Mr Oshikiri said. “Mitsubishi Motors were sponsors of the Three Day Event from 2000 to 2005, and we are excited to recommence our support of this international sporting event over the coming years.” Minister for Tourism Leon Bignell said he was delighted Mitsubishi Motors had been announced as the naming rights sponsor for Australia’s premier equestrian competition. “To have a highly respected, global motor company like Mitsubishi sponsor our internationally renowned 3-day event is a perfect partnership and we welcome the news, Minister Bignell said. “Mitsubishi has a long history of supporting major events in South Australia dating back to the first Australian Formula One Grand Prix in 1985. “The 3-day event keeps getting better each year – there’s...
Exciting new FEI Course Designer for 2015

Exciting new FEI Course Designer for 2015

New FEI Course Designer appointed for 2015 Aus3DE Established Olympic Course Designer Mike Etherington-Smith has been announced as the new FEI Course Designer for the Australian International 3 Day Event (Aus3DE) in Adelaide for 3 years. Aus3DE Event Director Gillian Rolton has welcomed the highly acclaimed Beijing and Sydney Olympic Games and Kentucky World Equestrian Games Course Designer, who is based in the UK. “Over the past three years, Mike has been involved with the Australian High Performance program, designing the Sydney International 3 Day Event and acting as mentor to a number of Australia’s developing Course Designers,” Gill said. “The addition of Adelaide CCI4* to this program will see Mike working with Equestrian Australia High Performance and the Australian International 3 Day Event to grow and expand it into the future. “With the Olympics in Rio 2016 at the forefront of everyone’s plans, we welcome Mike to Adelaide for next November’s top level event and look forward to working with him to produce another world class course.” Meantime Gill has also thanked outgoing FEI Course Designer Wayne Copping for his years of fine service. “Wayne has spent seven years as FEI Course Designer of the 4* in Adelaide and over that time has delivered some outstanding results,” Gill said. “We thank Wayne for all he has done to develop the Adelaide event and wish him all the best for the new challenges he undertakes.” About the Aus3DE The Australian International 3 Day Event is one of the six events world wide which make up the top level FEI Classics Series annually.  The series of events on the Federation Equestre...