Every last weekend in January, St. Moritz turns into the world capital of polo: teams from around the world compete for the coveted Cartier Trophy on the frozen lake of St. Moritz.
Played by international champions on sturdy polo horses galloping nimbly through the snow.
Distinguished by prowess and elegance with the traditional British spirit of fair play. Snow Polo World Cup St. Moritz is not only the world’s most prestigious winter polo tournament, but traditionally the social highlight in St. Moritz.
The 34th St. Moritz Snow Polo World Cup 2018 Teams:
Team Cartier (16): Rommy Gianni (1/ITA), Chris Hyde (5/ENG), Dario Musso (6/ARG) & Juan Cruz Greguoli (4/ARG)
Team Azerbaijan Land of Fire (16): Elchin Jamalli (3/AZE), Andres ‘Lala’ Laplacette (5/ARG), Adrian Laplacette Jr. (6/ARG) & Rashad Hasanov (2/AZE) – Reserves: Ali Rzayev (0/AZE), Amil Namazov (0/AZE) & Tarlan Gurbanaliyev (1/AZE)
Team Badrutt’s Palace Hotel (17): Melissa Ganzi (1/USA), Tito Gaudenzi (2/SUI), Alejandro Novillo Astrada (8/ARG) & TBC (6)
Team Maserati (17): Zhanna Bandurko/Raya Sidorenko (0/RUS), Gerardo Mazzini (6/ARG), Hissam Al Hyder (6/PAK) & Robert Strom (5/FRA)