05.07.10

2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games Receives Entries from 60 Countries

Posted in 2010 Games, World Equestrian Games at 4:27 pm by Thomas

LEXINGTON, KY—The World Games 2010 Foundation is pleased to announce that 60 National Federations have submitted entries in principle for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. They are:

Argentina                                France                                     Norway
Australia                                 Germany                                 Paraguay
Austria                                    Great Britain                           Poland
Belgium                                  Greece                                     Portugal
Bermuda                                 Guatemala                              Qatar
Brazil                                       Hungary                                  Russia
Bahrain                                   India                                        Saudi Arabia
Bulgaria                                  Ireland                                     Singapore
Canada                                    Israel                                       Slovakia
Chile                                        Italy                                         South Africa
China                                       Japan                                       Spain
Columbia                                 Jordan                                     Sweden
Costa Rica                               Lebanon                                  Switzerland
Czech Republic                        Lithuania                                 Syria
Denmark                                  Luxembourg                            Turkey
Dominican Republic                Malaysia                                 Ukraine
Ecuador                                   Mexico                                     United Arab Emirates
Egypt                                       Namibia                                   Uruguay
El Salvador                              Netherlands                             United States
Finland                                    New Zealand                           Venezuela

With 60 countries expressing an interest in attendance at the Games, the World Games 2010 Foundation anticipates as many as 800 athletes could compete. The world championships for eight equestrian sports will be contested September 25 -October 10 at Lexington’s Kentucky Horse Park. Final entries and individual athletes will be named in August.