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Posted by Equestrian Australia on 01/04/2016.
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Rio nomination looms for European based hopefuls

Five Australian Para-Equestrian athletes will head to Deauville, France from 8-10th April for the first of the European nomination events for Australian team selection. Athletes vying for team selection are required to gain an overall percentage of 67% or above in the Team or Individual test in at least two of the three nominated Paralympic European Selection Events.

The athletes competing at Deauville are:

Chelsea Higgins –Grade 3

Elizabeth Sobecki – Grade 3

Kate Umback – Grade 3

Amelie White – Grade 4

Nicki Doogue – Grade 4

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Further nomination events will be held at Waregam BEL (21-23 April),  Mannheim GER (5-7 May)  and Roosendaal NED (19-21 May). Team nominations date is set for 27th May.

The final Australian based nomination event will be held at the Sydney CDI from 6-9 April. 

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09/04/2016 : Sydney CDI Para-Equestrian Freestyle Results

07/04/2016 : Rio nomination event continues at Sydney CDI 

06/04/2016 : Rio hopefuls chasing strong scores at Sydney CDI

01/04/2016 : Rio nomination looms for European based hopefuls

09/04/2016 : Hearn wins Sydney CDI Grand Prix Freestyle

08/04/2016 : New Zealand's Thompson wins Equestrian Australia Grand Prix Special at Sydney CDI

07/04/2016 : Hearn wins Sydney CDI Grand Prix

To read all the Para-equestrian NEWS, articles interviews of the riders ... click HERE.

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