Oct. 20, 2021
Dressage on the 2024 Olympics in Paris can have a format virtually an identical to the 2020 Video games with 15 groups of three riders and horses and 15 particular person locations for a complete of 60 combos, below a proposal by the Worldwide Equestrian Federation to be determined at its Normal Meeting Nov. 17.
Germany is the one nation up to now to have gone on document proposing to cut back the variety of groups to 12 with 4 combos, one drop rating so a rustic will not be eradicated if a horse or rider withdraws.
On the Tokyo Video games, a complete of 59 combos made the beginning record for the Grand Prix however one of many 15 nations misplaced their group spot when a horse needed to drop out for well being causes. The highest eight nations within the Grand Prix went on to the Particular to determine group medals–Germany took gold, the US silver and Nice Britain bronze.
Particular minimal qualifying scores, the competitors format and different particulars will probably be labored out over the following yr.
With 60 combos on the Olympics, dressage is the smallest of the three disciplines on the Video games, leaping probably the most with a complete of 75 combos together with 20 groups and eventing with 65 with 16 groups. Like dressage, the leaping and eventing groups comprised three combos in 2020 and the identical format is proposed for 2024.
Frank Kemperman, in his final report as chairman of the FEI Dressage Committee after 12 years within the put up, described this yr’s Olympics competitors as at “an excellent degree and the Athletes offered thrilling sport. The Organizer of the Tokyo Video games did an amazing job and the circumstances for horses and human have been one of the best of one of the best. Additionally, all FEI Officers contributed to the success of the Video games and right here I wish to point out particularly the Judges as they acquired compliments from many for his or her firstclass judging.
“It’s a nice pleasure to see that the brand new format was effectively accepted by all and labored brilliantly. Just some small particulars needs to be mentioned for the longer term.”
The proposed qualifying format for the 2024 Olympics as proposed by the FEI:
One for France as host nation
Six finest groups from the world championships in Herning, Denmark in 2022
Three finest groups from northwestern and southwestern Europe on the 2023 European Championships
One finest group from Central & Japanese Europe, Central Asia at qualifying occasion
Two finest groups from the Americas on the 2023 Pan American Video games in Santiago, Chile
One finest group from Africa/Center East qualifying on the 2022 world championships or, if not stuffed, at an Olympic qualifying occasion
One finest group from Southeast Asia/Oceania on the 2022 world championships or, if not stuffed, at an Olympic qualifying occasion
For the 15 particular person locations, one of the best 4 outcomes at designated qualifying occasions from Jan. 1, 2023 to Dec. 31, 2023 will depend.
Two finest (whole 10) within the Olympic rankings for every of the 5 geographic teams–A-Northwestern Europe; B-Southwestern Europe; C-Central & Japanese Europe, Central Asia; F-Africa/Center East, and C-Southeast Asia/Oceania.
Two finest from the 2023 Pan American Video games
Two finest from North, Central South America
One finest ranked from Olympic rankings excluding nations already certified