In the Moscow suburb of Dmitrov on Sunday were the finals “Tokyo tour” is the largest in the history of Russia competitions on equestrian sport. The tournament was held from June 20.
“Tokyo tour” is a special qualifying competitions for dressage and show jumping for the countries of the Olympic group C. this year the regional group was divided into two subgroups, each held a separate tournament in Moscow and Budapest.
In the Moscow stage of the competition was attended by athletes from Russia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Poland, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Estonia.
The Russian team dressage for the first time in almost 40 years has won the license for the Olympics to be held in 2020 in Tokyo, winning in the finals, but the team show jumping took third place, so I can’t get to the Games – awarded trip to the capital of Japan was the team of Israel.
It should be noted that at no time in recent history the teams of Russia on show-jumping and dressage were not at the Olympic games in team competitions. Russian riders were selected for the tournament only in the individual standings.