Born in Brazil in 1970, she started competing for Brazil, but has been riding for Portugal for a long while. She is a real star amongst showjumpers. She has competed in five World Cup Finals, four Olympics, two World- and six European Championships. Three weeks before Longines FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping of Hungary CSIO5* Budapest she finished second in the Grand Prix of CHIO Aachen, the most prestigious competition of the world, riding the chestnut Fit For Fun, thus repeating her accomplishment of 2017. In May she claimed victory of Grand Prix CSIO 5* St Gallen in Switzerland. Three years ago she won the Global Champions Tour Finals. She also finished second in Grand Prix of Calgary. Luciana Diniz has Hungarian origins, her grandmother is Hungarian.
Photo: Arnd Bronkhorst