EFEVerona, Italy

Spanish rider Eduardo Alvarez Aznar was calm and confident before participating here on Sunday at the Jumping World Cup, where he hoped to finish at least "in the top three" with his sights set on Tokyo 2020.

The Italian event is included in the International Equestrian Federation's (FEI) winter circuit and, like all the competitions until the end of the year, points won in Verona help athletes qualify for the Olympic Games.