Definite Entries for Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro

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Defending Olympic champion combination of Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro, Olympic team and individual gold medal winners at London. © 2012 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com
Defending Olympic champion combination of Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro, Olympic team and individual gold medal winners at London. © 2012 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

Definite entries for the 60 places for dressage at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro next month were released Wednesday by the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) that governs the three Olympic disciplines of dressage, eventing and jumping.

The complete list of 70 nominated nominated entries that also includes 10 teams with a reserve is available by clicking: Dressage List of Definite Entries – RIO to be published_0.

The 11 nations with teams are Australia, Brazil, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, Japan, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and United States. Ten have four combinations plus a reserve of which three scores will count in the team competition of Grand Prix and Grand Prix Special that starts with the horse inspection Aug. 8. Japan has no reserve.

Nations with individual entries are: Austria, Belgium, Canada (2), Dominican Republic, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Palestine, Russia (2), South Africa, South Korea, Switzerland and Ukraine.

Individual medals will be decided by the Grand Prix Freestyle Aug. 15.