Team Brazil won the Longines Challenge Cup to bring the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Jumping Final 2016 which concluded in Barcelona, Spain, on Sunday.
The winners from Brazil finished with a 12-fault total while Team Qatar lined up second with 16 and Team Colombia claimed third place with a final score line of 18.
The Brazilians won through despite elimination for second-line rider Stephan de Freitas Barcha who parted company with his 14-year-old gelding, Landpeter do Feroleto, at the second element of the penultimate double on the 13-fence course.
Qatar’s delegation to the event is headed by Qatar Equestrian Federation president Hamad bin Abdulrahman al-Attiyah, who is accompanied by Sheikh Mohamed bin Nasser al-Thani, team director Fahad al-Marri and administrator Hamad Rashid El Ezbah.
Qatar is represented in the event by riders Sheikh Ali bin Khalid al-Thani, Ali Yousef al-Rumaihi, Bassem Hassan, Hamad Ali al-Attiyah and Khalid Mohammed al-Emadi.
The Rio 2016 Olympic team champions from France finished tied-fourth with Spain.
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