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2009 Meydan FEI Nations Cup

The 2009 Meydan FEI Nations Cup was the first edition of the premier international team Grand Prix show jumping competition run by the FEI and sponsored by the Meydan Group from Dubai. It was held at eight European venues from May 15 to August 17, 2009. After one year in the (old) FEI Nations Cup the team of France won the series in 2009.

2009 show schedule

Date

Show

Winning team

May 15, 2009 Jumping International de France 2009
Flag of France La Baule, France
CSIO*****
€200,000
17px Switzerland
May 29, 2009 Piazza di Siena 2009
Flag of Italy Rome, Italy
CSIO*****
€200,000
22x20px United States
June 5, 2009 CSIO Schweiz 2009
Flag of Switzerland St. Gallen, Switzerland
CSIO*****
€200,000
22x20px United States
June 19, 2009 CHIO Rotterdam 2009
Flag of Netherlands Rotterdam, Netherlands
CSIO*****
€200,000
22x20px France
July 2, 2009 CHIO Aachen 2009
Flag of Germany Aachen, Germany
CSIO*****
€200,000
22x20px France
July 17, 2009 Falsterbo Horse Show 2009
Flag of Sweden Skanör med Falsterbo, Sweden
CSIO*****
€200,000
22x20px Ireland
July 24, 2009 2009 Longines Royal International Horse Show
Flag of United Kingdom Hickstead, United Kingdom
CSIO*****
€200,000
22x20px Germany
August 7, 2009 2009 Dublin Horse Show
Flag of Republic of Ireland Dublin, Ireland
CSIO*****
€200,000
22x20px Italy

Overall Standings

Team

Points

Total

FRA
Flag of France
ITA
Flag of Italy
SUI
Flag of Switzerland
NED
Flag of Netherlands
GER
Flag of Germany
SWE
Flag of Sweden
GBR
Flag of United Kingdom
IRL
Flag of Republic of Ireland

1

22x20px France

4

7

0

10

10

5.5

7

4.5

48.0

2

22x20px United States

2

10

10

7

5

2

3.5

4.5

44.0

3

22x20px Germany

5.5

4

7

2

6.5

1

10

3

39.0

4

17px Switzerland

10

5.5

5.5

0

2

5.5

0

6.5

35.0

5

22x20px Netherlands

5.5

2.5

3.5

6

6.5

3.5

1

0

28.5

22x20px Ireland

0

2.5

1

4

4

10

6

1

28.5

7

22x20px Sweden

7

0

0

3

1

7

5

0

23.0

8

Flag of United Kingdom Great Britain

0

5.5

3.5

1

0

3.5

2

6.5

22.0

22x20px Belgium

3

0

5.5

5

3

0

3.5

2

22.0

10

22x20px Italy

1

1

2

0

0

0

0

10

14.0

After the 2009 season Belgium and Great Britain both are tied on the eight place in final ranking. The rule book have no rule for this situation. The FEI decided, that Belgium, Great Britain and the tenth-placed team from Italy are relegated to the 2010 FEI Nations Cup Promotional League. The Great Britain Federation going to court because of this decision. In follow of this the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has allowed the appeal of the British Equestrian Federation. So ten teams are allowed to start in the 2010 Meydan FEI Nations Cup.

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