South Africa

South Africa Fails to Qualify Team for Tokyo Olympics, as Did Brazil–Austria, France, Belgium Battle for Starts

6 months ago admin Comments Off on South Africa Fails to Qualify Team for Tokyo Olympics, as Did Brazil–Austria, France, Belgium Battle for Starts
South Africa failed to qualify a team for the Tokyo Olympics when the last remaining combination did not achieve a required minimum score in the Jumping Mechelen World Cup Grand Prix Saturday, with no more chances before the year-end deadline. Brazil had already dropped its bid, leaving two team places open with Austria, France and Belgium leading in the battle for tickets to Tokyo in July. Read More

Hanna Karasiova of Belarus & Zodiak Win Moscow CDI3* Grand Prix, 3 Brazil Combinations Fall Short of Minimum Olympic Scores

7 months ago admin Comments Off on Hanna Karasiova of Belarus & Zodiak Win Moscow CDI3* Grand Prix, 3 Brazil Combinations Fall Short of Minimum Olympic Scores
MOSCOW, Nov. 30, 2019–Hanna Karasiova of Belarus and Zodiak won the CDI3* Grand Prix Saturday but with time running out three Brazilian combinations did not add to qualifying scores to confirm a team slot at next year’s Tokyo Olympics. Hanna and the 11-year-old Latvian Warmblood gelding that competed at the 2018 World Cup Final in Read More

Olympic Berths for Brazil & South Africa Down to Wire, Austria & France in Wings

8 months ago admin Comments Off on Olympic Berths for Brazil & South Africa Down to Wire, Austria & France in Wings
With barely a month and only a handful of hard-to-enter qualifying competitions left, Brazil and South Africa are in danger of losing 2020 Olympic dressage team berths that would hand Austria and France the chance of filling the spots with composite squads Read More

South African Team Completes Exloo Olympic Qualifier But Still Needs Required Minimum Scores for Tokyo Start

8 months ago admin Comments Off on South African Team Completes Exloo Olympic Qualifier But Still Needs Required Minimum Scores for Tokyo Start
Oct. 25, 2019 South Africa on Friday completed a special qualifier for a dressage team start at the Olympics next year but still needs to earn some high enough scores by year’s end to become the 15th and last nation to go to Tokyo. If successful, the dressage team would be the nation’s first in Read More