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30 Riders from around the world will compete for 2 Golds medal in Show Jumping Disciplines (Jumping International Team & Jumping Individual).EQUESTRIAN AT NANJING 2014
TUE 19 AUG 15:30 Jumping International Team Round 1
WED 20 AUG 15:30 Jumping International Team Round 2
SAT 23 AUG 15:30 Jumping Individual Round A
SUN 24 AUG 15:30 Jumping Individual Round B
The Jumping International Team event consists of two rounds, Round 1 and Round 2. A total of six teams compete in the team event (one team per continent). A team consists of a maximum of five rider/horse combinations. A minimum of three rider/horse combinations are required for a team. All teams compete in both rounds. A draw establishes the start order of the teams. The order to go is made out with the riders placed in the positions decided by the chef d'équipe. In each round the team points are the sum of the penalty points incurred by the three riders with the lowest penalty points in the team. The starting order in Round 1 is established by a draw. The team results in Round 1 are used to set the start list for Round 2. The Team Event final ranking is based on the total number of team penalty points incurred in both rounds (three lowest penalty points out of five riders in each round).
The Jumping Individual event consists of two rounds, Round A and Round B. All riders/horses compete in both rounds. The starting order in Round A is established by a draw. The results in Round A are used to set the start list for Round B. The final ranking of riders is based on the total number of penalty points incurred in both rounds (lower penalty points=higher rank).
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The competition horses came from Germany, and was travelled to Beijing for inspection and quarantine before being transported to Nanjing for the events.
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Test event in July 2014. More info via JSchina.com.cn