Results by the numbers – The Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy

KEY FIGURES FROM THE GAMES: Normandy 2014032_WEG-official_port_RGBVG

  • 984 athletes
  • 1243 horses
  • 74 countries
  • 7 competition sites in Caen, Le Pin National Stud and the Mont Saint-Michel Bay
  • 28 world champion titles awarded 28 awards ceremonies
  • 171 medals, including 57 gold medals

Country rankings:

  • Great Britain: 15 medals, with 7 gold
  • The Netherlands: 18 medals, with 6 gold
  • Germany: 15 medals, with 5 gold
  • 6th place for France: 6 medals, with 1 gold

TICKETING: 574,000 SPECTATORS

  • · 428,000 sport tickets
  • · 230,000 visitors to the Games Villages, including:

-146,000 Village tickets

– 84,000 entries with sport tickets

     – 37% foreign visitors

      40% of spectators were “novices” without prior involvement in horse riding.

      37% of tickets were purchased abroad (7.3% in the US, 5.5% in the UK, 5.3% in Australia, etc.).

Most French visitors came from regions outside Lower Normandy (34 %) and Upper Normandy (5%).

     Spectators by discipline:

  • Opening ceremony: 18,000 spectators
  • Dressage: 83,600 (4 days)
  • Reining: 16,200 (4 days)
  • Endurance: 5300 (1 day)
  • Para-Dressage: 22,800 (4 days)
  • Eventing: 91,800 (4 days)
  • Jumping: 112,000 (5 days)
  • Vaulting: 34,300 (4 days)
  • Driving: 31,700 (4 days) with a marathon attended by 16,000 spectators
  • Polo: 2000 (1 day)
  • Horseball: 10,600 (5 evenings)

GAMES VILLAGE

  • More than 230,000 visitors
  • 8 evening concerts at the Alltech Music Festival with 43,454 people attending
  • 160 exhibitors, 600 horses, 6 restaurants over more than 150,000 m2

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