Rio 2016 Horse and Rider Long Lists Announced

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Rio 2016 Horse and Rider Long Lists Announced

Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games long lists announced

The FEI has today published horse and rider long lists for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The full nominated entries are available here:

Rio 2016 Olympic Games – Jumping

Rio 2016 Olympic Games – Dressage UPDATED

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Rio 2016 Olympic Games – Eventing

Rio 2016 Paralympic Games
The 43 nations that have earned their Rio 2016 Olympic Games slots will now focus on making their final selection of teams and individual athletes from these nominated entries. These will be submitted by the National Olympic Committees to the Rio 2016 Organising Committee by the deadline of 18 July.

The 30 nations heading to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games will also be deciding on the selection of their 78 athletes. The National Paralympic Committees will hand the final list to the Rio 2016 Organising Committee by the deadline of 15 August.

The final lists of athletes heading to the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be published on the FEI website.

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About Rio 2016 #RoadToRio

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Today marks 45 days to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, where equestrian sport will celebrate 104 years in the Olympic Movement. A total of 200 human/equine athlete combinations will compete at the Olympic Equestrian Centre in the Deodoro Olympic Park. The equestrian side of the Rio 2016 Games cluster is the second largest group competition – 75 in Jumping, 65 in Eventing and 60 in Dressage.

The equestrian action gets underway with the Eventing horse inspection on 5 August, the day of the Olympic Opening Ceremony. The schedule then continues as the world’s best horses and riders will compete for six sets of medals over 12 days of intense competition.

The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, opening on 7 September, promise to be the largest celebration yet of high-performance sport for athletes with an impairment. The Para-Equestrian Dressage is set to celebrate 20 years in the Paralympic Movement. A total of 78 Para-Equestrian Dressage athletes will compete for 11 sets of medals across four days of competition starting on 11 September.

 

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