In Rotterdam there are three spots for the take for the upcoming Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020. From the 20 nations, already 14 have a ticket.
At this moment it are the following countries that have ensured their starting spot: Japan, USA, Sweden, Germany, Switzerland, Netherlands, Australia, Israel, New-Zealand, China, Ukrain, Brasil, Mexico and Canada.
From the 20 that will compete in Tokyo, 14 have already a ticket. This means it will be a battle between Austria, Belgium, Spain, Danmark, Great-Britain, France, Ireland, Italy, Portugal and Norway.
Some more fun facts as the second qualifier has kicked-off in Rotterdam. With 13 SF-horses the Selle Français is the most represented Studbook in Rotterdam, followed by Zangersheide with 8 horses at the start. The best show jumping studbook, KWPN has seven horses competing and is followed by the BWP and OS with both 6 horses under the saddle.
A total of 53 male horses, 40 geldings will battle against 17 mares.