Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games Long Lists Announced

Today marks 45 days to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, where 200 human and equine athletes will compete for six sets of medals over 12 days of intense competition. The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, opening on 7 September, will welcome a further 78 athletes who will compete for 11 sets of medals across four days starting on 11 September. (Ralph Macek/FEI).

Today marks 45 days to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, where 200 human and equine athletes will compete for six sets of medals over 12 days of intense competition. The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, opening on 7 September, will welcome a further 78 athletes who will compete for 11 sets of medals across four days starting on 11 September. (Photo: Ralph Macek/FEI).  

The FEI has today published the long lists (FEI nominated entries) of athletes and horses for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The full nominated entries are available here:
Rio 2016 Olympic Games – Jumping
Rio 2016 Olympic Games – Dressage
Rio 2016 Olympic Games – Eventing

Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

The 43 nations that have earned their Rio 2016 Olympic Games slots will now focus on making their final selection of teams and individual athletes from these nominated entries, and these will be submitted by the National Olympic Committees to the Rio 2016 Organising Committee by the deadline of 18 July.

The 30 nations heading to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games will also be deciding on the selection of their 78 athletes, with National Paralympic Committees handing this final list to the Rio 2016 Organising Committee by the deadline of 15 August.

The final lists of athletes heading to the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be published on the FEI website.




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