The Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup ™ Circuit to Division 1 in Europe kicks off on May 13, 16, 2021 at Label. A preparation phase for the blues as the Tokyo Olympics draw near.
The only French stage of the 7 European qualifiers ahead of the World Final in Barcelona will be an opportunity for participating national coaches to review the number of their best pairs for the Olympic Games in Tokyo this summer. This year, the top 10 D1 countries in the world will compete in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup ™ Circuit: Germany, Belgium (second place in the 2019 circuit), France, Great Britain, Ireland (2019 circuit winner), Italy, Norway, the Netherlands, Switzerland, . Each national team selected 4 qualifying stages to earn valuable points that would allow them to advance to the World Final in Spain.
The Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup, to be held in La Bowl on Friday, May 14 at 2pm, will initially bring together 8 countries: Brazil, France, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, the Netherlands, Switzerland and Sweden. With the exception of Brazil and Mexico, six other countries will try to collect the first few points to qualify for the World Cup in Barcelona. Thierry Pomel, the national coach of the France Show jumping team, will land a strong team in the La Bowl to collect the first points. In this quest, the Blues will compete in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup between Switzerland, Poland and the Netherlands.
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