Confirmation of Qualification for OG 2016 in Rio

25 march 2016
Confirmation of Qualification for OG 2016 in Rio

«Dear President,

We hereby, have the pleasure to confirm the eligibility of your country to participate in the Equestrian Sports for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, as follows:

Dressage: with one Individual (1 athlete and 1 horse)

Jumping: with a Team (with a max of 4 athletes, 4 horses and 1 reserve horse per „directly“ qualified Team)»

This letter just received by the EFU President Yurii Chertkov and the President of Ukrainian NOC Sergii Bubka puts an end to the long term qualification discussions: Ukraine will be represented on the OG 2016 in Rio not only in Showjumping but also in Dressage for the second Olympics in a row!

Dressage qualification for Ukraine was gain by Inna Logutenkova in CDI3* held in Belgium’s Lier in the end of March 2016. Showjumping team got the eligibility to participate OG in August 2015 in CSI3*, Samorin, Slovak Republic.

The heartiest congratulations from Equestrian Federation of Ukraine to Ukrainian riders on the confirmation of their qualifications! On behalf of all Ukrainian equestrian community EFU wishes them victories and a great unforgettable show to all fans!

Original Letter

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