Friday, Mar. 1, 2024

Updated: France Announces Tokyo Teams


This article was updated July 12 to reflect a change the French eventing team. Rio 2016 gold medalist Thibaut Vallette announced July 9 that he withdrew Qing Du Briot Ifce due to a “slight sensitivity” in one foot. Reserve Christopher Six and Totem de Brecey, owned by François Souweine and Juliane Souweine, will replace him.

France has named all of its teams heading to Tokyo for the Olympic Games, held July 23-Aug. 8. The announcement did not specify which pairs would serve as the traveling reserve.


• Alexandre Ayache and Zo What, owned by Alexandre Ayache
• Morgan Barbançon Mestre and Sir Donnerhall II, owned by Morgan Brabançon Mestre
• Maxime Collard and Cupido PB, owned by Céline Roze
• Isabelle Pinto and Hot Chocolat VD Kwaplas, owned by Scea Haras de la Gesse  and Carlos Pinto



Thomas Carlile and Birmane, owned by Scea de Beliard
Christopher Six and Totem De Brecey, owned by François Souweine and Juliane Souweine
Nicolas Touzaint and Absolut Gold * HDC, owned by Sarl Haras des Coudrettes
 Christopher Six and Totem de Brecey, owned by François Souweine and Juliane Souweine

Show Jumping

Mathieu Billot and Quel Filou 13, owned by Scea Ecurier Billot, Benjamin Garreau and Valentine Garreau
Simon Delestre and Berlux Z, owned by Nicolas Hochstadter and Simon Delestre
Nicolas Delmotte and Urvoso Du Roch, owned by Marie-Claudine Morlion
Pénélope Leprevost and Vancouver De Lanlore, owned by François Vorpe, Guiseppe Marino



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