The first Olympic equestrian sport team has been announced two months before the start of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The Japanese have found their show-jumping team: Taizo Sugitani, Toshiki Masui, Daisuke Fukusima and Reiko Takeda. Koki Saito is reserve rider. Taizo Sugitani is the most well-known rider of the team, he has already competed at five Olympic Games. 2014 in Athens he was placed 14th in the individual rating.