We’re just over a week away from the FEI Nations Cup Final, and we’re getting our first look at the teams who will be vying for glory in the beautiful former Olympic Host City of Barcelona, Spain. The competition will be held the 28th September 28 – October 1 at the Real Club de Polo de Barcelona.
The FEI has produced this fun little diddy on the European teams entered:
Qualification ✅It's all down to the LONGINES FEI Nations Cup Jumping Final!Here are your European contenders…🇪🇸🇫🇷🇩🇪🇮🇪🇮🇹🇳🇱🇨🇭🇸🇪🇧🇪🇬🇧 #SupportYourNation
Posted by FEI Nations Cup Jumping on Tuesday, September 19, 2017
The European Teams are: Spain, France, Belgium, Ireland, Italy, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden, Belgium, and the very last team to gain qualification earlier this month, Great Britain.
The non-European teams are: Canada, USA, Brazil, New Zealand, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates.
There have been a few team announcements we’re aware of:
USA: McLain Ward, Beezie Madden, Laura Kraut, Lauren Hough, and Chloe Reid
Great Britain: Scott Brash, Ben Maher, Michael Whitaker, William Whitaker, Guy Williams
Spain: Eduardo Alvarez Aznar, Julio Arias Cueva, Manuel Fernandez Saro, Gerardo Menendez Mieres, Laura Roquet Puignero
France: Roger Yves Bost, Penelope Leprevost, Edward Levy, Olivier Robert, Kevin Staut
UPDATED – More team announcements:
Ireland: Bertram Allen, Shane Breen, Cian O’Connor, Denis Lynch, and Shane Sweetnam
New Zealand: Sam McIntosh, Daniel Meech, Bruce Goodin, Richard Gardner
We’ll continue to bring you more announcements as they come available.
Keep it locked in JN for all the Finals action, and Go Jumping!