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Billy Twomey climbs to the top of FEI Olympic Athletes Ranking

Monday, 06 February 2012

Billy has taken the lead on the FEI Olympic Athletes Ranking. Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.Billy Twomey has made it to the top of the FEI Olympic Athletes Ranking for jumping in the Olympic Groups A & B. Twomey has a total of 2035 points, and has pushed his compatriot Denis Lynch down to second on 1980 points. Luciana Diniz follows in third on 1968 points, while Sergio Alvares Moya is fourth on 1765 points.

The Olympic Group C's new leader is Jamal Rahimov from Azerbaijan. The ranking now includes results from 1.1.2011-31.1.2012. The 30 best results for each rider over the period from 1.1.2011-1.3.2012 will count on the final ranking that will be released in March 2012.

The rules are as follows: The Olympic qualification system for the individual showjumpers reserves 15 quota places for NOCs not represented by teams, with a maximum of two athletes per NOC. Out of these fifteen places, three go to the NOCs of the three best ranked individuals from Olympic Qualification Group A or B on the FEI Olympic Athletes Ranking – Jumping, as of 1 March 2012. Another two go to the NOCs of the two best ranked individuals from Olympic Qualification Group C on the FEI Olympic Athletes Ranking – Jumping, as of 1 March 2012.

Click here for the ranking for groups A, B & C.

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