Rio 2016 Olympic Games - General News

The Olympic eventing horses touched down at Rio de Janeiro Galeão International Airport just before midnight after a near-12 hour flight from London

Video: Take a behind the scenes look at loading the eventing horses heading to Rio

 

The first group of Olympic horses have departed from London Stansted Airport on a special cargo plane bound for Rio

The FEI Definite Entries are published with Eventing entries covering 24 countries with 13 teams and 65 horse/rider combinations - who can beat the German team in Rio?

Tim Lips

The team that represented The Netherlands at the 2015 FEI European Championships at Blair Castle will form again to ride at Rio

Three more countries, Brazil, Sweden and Spain, have named their eventing combinations for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games

The Italian eventing team has been announced for Rio and includes two brothers heading to their first Olympic Games

Julia Krajewski

28 year old Julia Krajewski got the nod as the first reserve for the German team for Rio in an otherwise unchanged team

Italian squad member for Rio, Vittoria Panizzon is out of contention for the Italian team at Rio due to a broken collarbone

With the withdrawal of Izzy Taylor's Allercombe Ellie from the British eventing team for Rio, Pippa Funnell and Billy the Biz have joined the team and Tina Cook's Billy The Red is travelling reserve

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