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All entries for World Games now official

The final starting lists for the disciplines of Jumping, Driving, and Vaulting, for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games have been revealed.

Entries for Dressage, Para-Dressage, Reining, Endurance and Eventing, were announced a week ago.

As with those discipline, the number of entries remains very high and brings the total of athletes and horses, who will start in the Games, to 969 and 1080 respectively. The number of nations is 74, an all-time high and a 25% increase compared to the previous record established at Aachen, Germany, in 2006 where equestrians from 59 countries had competed.

With 54 nations, Jumping is the discipline which has attracted the highest participation overall, a record since the creation of the Games in 1990.

The breakdown by discipline is as follows (click the name of the discipline to view the complete list):

JUMPING

Total National Federations (NFs): 54

NFs with teams: 35

ARG, AUS, AUT, BEL, BRA, CAN, CHI, COL, CZE, DEN, EGY, ESP, FIN, FRA, GBR, GER, HUN, IRL, ITA, JPN, MAR, MEX, NED, NOR, POL, QAT, RSA, RUS, SUI, SVK, SWE, SYR, UKR, USA, VEN

NFs with individuals only: 19

AZE, BER, GRE, GUA, HKG, IND, ISR, JOR, KOR, KSA, LAT, LTU, NZL, PER, POR, SLO, TUR, UAE, URU

184 athletes / 199 horses

158 combinations will start in the first competition on 2 September. 26 NFs have entered five competitors only four of whom will start

Previous record: 120 athletes from 41 countries,  (Lexington, KY 2010)

 

DRIVING

total NFs: 17 (the host nation FRA is represented by a team and five individual riders)

NFs with teams: 14

AUS,BEL, CZE, ESP, FRA, GBR, GER, HUN, NED, POL, POR, SUI, SWE, USA

NFs with individuals only: 3

ITA, SVK, URU

46 athletes and 230 horses

Record: 52 participants from 18 countries (Stockholm, 1990)

 

VAULTING

Total NFs: 22

ARG, AUS, AUT, BRA, CAN, COL, CZE, DEN, FRA, GBR, GER, HUN, ITA, MRI, NED, NZL, RSA, RUS, SUI, SVK, SWE, USA

179 athletes (12 pas-de-deux of 2 vaulters; 17 squads of 6 vaulters; 35 individual females; 18 individual males) and 81 horses

Previous record: 149 athletes from 17 countries (Lexington, KY 2010)

Australia, France, Great Britain, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden, and the USA will be represented in all the disciplines, while 11 countries will make their Games debut. They are Hong Kong, US Virgin Islands, Republic of Korea, Latvia, Morocco, Mauritius, Peru, Palestine, Romania, Thailand and Tunisia.

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