Below please find an important update and clarification regarding the participation restrictions in Eventing applicable for obtaining the Minimum Eligibility Requirements for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, as set out in Article 626 of the FEI Olympic Regulations for Paris 2024:
“No Athlete/Horse combination may participate at an event to obtain an Olympic MER within the period of 4 weeks after having started the Cross country test of a Long format (CCI-L) event and/or 2 weeks (10 days) after a short format (CCI-S) event.”
Having received numerous queries and requests for clarification, the FEI hereby informs everyone of the following clarifications in order to maintain consistency with the FEI Eventing Rules (article 518.2 Minimum Eligibility Requirement Validity period - CIs & CIOs) and to be aligned with past practices such as for Tokyo 2020:
Please disregard all information previously sent, including the NF News’ of 3 and 12 May 2023 on this matter. The FEI Eventing & Olympic Department will provide each National Federation with the list of combinations not complying with the above and updated timelines.
Should you have any question, please contact the Eventing and Olympic Department.
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