Denis Lynch is on top of the FEI Olympic Athletes Ranking for jumping in the Olympic Groups A & B. The ranking includes results from 1.1.2011-30.9.2011, and the riders 30 best results over the period from 1.1.2011-1.3.2012 will count on the final ranking released in March. Lynch has 1855 points on the latest ranking, while Billy Twomey – also from Ireland – is rank two with 1806 points. Luciana Diniz follows in third on1793 points, while Sergio Alvares Moya is fourth on 1593 points. The Olympic Group C is led by Jamal Rahimov on 1210 points, while Vladimir Tuganov is second.
The Olympic qualification system for the individual showjumpers reserves 15 quota places for NOCs not represented by teams, each athlete with one horse, 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.
Click here to read about the qualification system.
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