Seks lande OL-debuterer i Rio

25-03-2016 13:39

I alt seks lande kommer til at debutere ved de Olympiske og Paralympiske Lege 2016 i Rio de Janeiro, når de deltager i ridesportsdisciplinerne springning, dressur, military og paradressur

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Rio 2016 fejrer 104 års jubilæum for De Olympiske Lege og 20 års jubilæum for De Paralympiske Lege. Foto/grafik: FEI

Fem nationale olympiske komiteer vil for første gang at sende ryttere til de Olympiske Lege, når OL 2016 afvikles i brasilianske Rio de Janeiro i august måned - nemlig Kinesiske Taipei og Qatar i springning, Den Dominikanske Republik og Palæstina i dressur samt Zimbabwe i military, mens Uruguay vil sende paradressurryttere til PL for første gang.

Rio 2016 er det første OL og PL nogensinde, der bliver afholdt i Sydamerika, og intet færre end ni sydamerikanske lande vil deltage i ridesporten i Rio 2016, hvor Peru for første har kvalificeret sig individuelt i springning.

I alt har 43 lande kvalificeret til sig til de Olympiske Lege 2016 i Rio de Janeiro i ridesportens tre discipliner, dressur, military og springning, mens 30 lande konkurrerer ved de Paralympiske Lege, der kan fejre 20 års jubilæum.

- Vi er meget fornøjede med at kunne byde nye lande velkommen til den olympiske og paralympiske familie og til at have 43 flag ved Rio 2016, udtaler FEI's formand Ingmar De Vos.

Ridesporten ved Rio 2016 går i gang allerede dagen efter åbningsceremonien den 6. august i Deodoro, hvor verdens førende ekvipage vil kæmpe om holdmedaljerne i dressur, military og springning.

Den 11. september starter paradressuren, og her garanteres den hidtil største fejring af ryttere med et handicap. I graderne Ia, Ib, II, III og IV vil de konkurrere om individuelle medaljer såvel som holdmedaljer.

/Pressemeddelelse fra FEI:

 

The full list of qualified Olympic nations is here and Paralympic nations here, with summaries on the Olympic and Paralympic qualified nations below:

 

Springning - maksimum 75 startende

27 nations: Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chinese Taipei, Colombia, Egypt, France, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Morocco, Netherlands, Peru, Portugal, Qatar, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela.

15 teams: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Great Britain, Japan, Netherlands, Qatar, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United States.

12 nations represented by individuals only: Belgium, Chinese Taipei, Colombia, Egypt, Ireland, Italy, Morocco, Peru, Portugal, Turkey, Uruguay, Venezuela.

 

Dressur - maksimum 60 startende

25 nations: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Dominican Republic, France, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Palestine, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, Ukraine, United States.

11 teams: Australia, Brazil, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, Japan, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, United States.

14 nations represented by individuals only: Austria, Belgium, Canada, Dominican Republic, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Palestine, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Switzerland, Ukraine.

 

Military - maksimum 65 startende

24 nations: Australia, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Ecuador, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United States, Zimbabwe.

14 teams: Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, United States.

10 nations represented by individuals only: Belarus, Belgium, Chile, China, Ecuador, Finland, Japan, Puerto Rico, Spain, Zimbabwe.

Nations fielding full teams in all three Olympic disciplines: Australia, Brazil, France, Great Britain, Germany, Netherlands, Sweden and the United States will field full teams in all three Olympic disciplines.

 

Total - 43 nations:

Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Chinese Taipei, Colombia, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Palestine, Peru, Puerto Rico, Portugal, Qatar, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zimbabwe.

All documents on the Rio 2016 Olympic Games qualification process are here.

 

Paradressur - maksimum 78 startende

30 nations: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Uruguay, USA.

14 teams: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, USA.

2 nations can field composite teams: France (4 individual slots) and Russia (3 individual slots).

15 nations represented by individuals only: Argentina, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Hong Kong, Ireland, Japan, Latvia, Mexico, Portugal, Slovakia, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Uruguay.  

 

All documents on the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games qualification process can be accessed here.

 

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