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One-year countdown to Rio 2016 celebrations

Wednesday, 05 August 2015
Sport

The Rio cross country course in full sunset. Photo (c) FEI.
The Rio cross country course in full sunset. Photo (c) FEI.

Today marks the one-year countdown to the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, where equestrian sport will celebrate 104 years in the Olympic movement at the first Games to be held in South America.

The world’s best horses and riders will compete for medals in the Olympic disciplines of eventing, dressage and jumping over 12 days of intense competition at the Olympic Equestrian Centre at Deodoro. The Rio 2016 Olympic equestrian action gets underway the day after the Opening Ceremony on 5 August.

Ten nations have so far qualified jumping teams for Rio; Argentina, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Netherlands, Sweden, Ukraine, USA and Qatar. The next major opportunity for European nations to qualify for the jumping will be the FEI European Championships at Aachen.

 

Source: Press release from FEI
 

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