Equestrian Australia Olympic Nominations Eventing
Chris Burton and Holstein Park Leilani lead after cross-country
2011 Pau CCI4*
Photograph:Kit Houghton (FEI)
Equestrian Australia today confirmed the appeal lodged in relation to the nomination of the Eventing team of the 2012 Australian Olympic Team was dismissed.
Riders will now have 48 hours to determine whether they will file an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
During this time Equestrian Australia and the Australian Olympic Committee are unable to make further comment.
22 June 2012
At 8.00am Friday 22 June 2012, Equestrian Australia (EA) nominated the Eventing team of Andrew Hoy (Rutherglen) Chris Burton (Holstein Park Leilani) Clayton Fredericks (Bendigo) Lucinda Fredericks (Flying Finish) and Shane Rose (Taurus) to the Australian Olympic Committee for selection.
Equestrian Australia can confirm that during the 48 hours given to athletes to appeal against the nominated team, athletes have lodged an appeal which will be heard by an independent tribunal in due course. The final team selections will be advised by the Australian Olympic Committee.
Equestrian Australia and the Australian Olympic Committee will not be in a position to make any further comment until the appeals process has run its course.
20 June 2012
On Monday 18 June 2012, Equestrian Australia's selection committee for the Eventing discipline identified the five athletes to be nominated to the Australian Olympic Committee for selection to the 2012 Australian Olympic Team.
The five athletes and their horses are: