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Olympic Dreams on the Line as 12 Teams are Ready to Battle in Nations Cup at CSIO of Rome

Rome, Italy – May 24, 2021 – There are twelve teams registered with the CSIO of Rome in Piazza di Siena to compete in the prestigious Intesa Sanpaolo Nations Cup on Friday, the 28th of May.

Seven of these teams are European: Belgium, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy and Sweden. Four of them come from the other side of the ocean, Brazil, Japan, Mexico and the United States; and one, Egypt, from the Middle East.

Japan and Mexico have not been to Piazza di Siena with a Nations Cup team respectively for 21 and 53 years! The Czech Republic, with the exception of its four riders competing in 1930 for what was then Czechoslovakia, has not competed here before.

The final list of riders including nations competing only at as individuals, will be available after the final deadline on Thursday, the 6th of May.

Source: Press Release (edited) from Piazza Di Siena

Photo: © CONI / Simone Ferraro