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This Week’s Equestrian 2020 Olympics Wrap Up

The 2020 Olympics have kept us all on the edge of our seats this year as we watch the best riders in the world compete for the gold. If you missed out on this week’s events, no worries; we’re here to keep you updated. Here is this week’s Equestrian 2020 Olympic Games wrap-up.

 


This Week’s Equestrian 2020 Olympics Wrap Up

Cross Country

Sunday, August 1st, 2021:


It was a fantastic day for the Aussie team; the Australian Eventing team has lept to 2nd place on the leaderboard after dominating the Sea Forest Cross Country Course.

Though Andrew Hoy and Vassily De Lassos’ ride was interrupted by a fall of another rider, the pair were able to finish strong, crossing the line under time and with no penalties.

Kevin McNab and Don Quidam clocked in at 600 metres per minute, finishing strong with a minimal penalty of 2.8.

Shane Rose and Virgil finished quickly and cleanly with no penalties.

 


This Week’s Equestrian 2020 Olympics Wrap Up

Dressage

Saturday, July 31st, 2021:


Aussie athlete Andrew Hoy made history as he became the first Australian athlete to compete at 8 Olympic games. Riding on Vassily De Lassos - owned by Paula and David Evans - Hoy landed a score of 29.60.

Shane Rose, riding Virgil - co-owned by himself, Niki Rose, and Michelle Hasibar - landed an impressive score of 31.60.

Kevin McNab, making his Olympic debut and riding Don Quidam - owned by Scuderia 1918 - scored a 32.18.

We will continue to provide the latest updates on the 2020 Equestrian Olympics and the incredible athletes who are proudly representing Australia. Stay tuned; we’ll keep you updated with the information and results you want and need.

 


This Week’s Equestrian 2020 Olympics Wrap Up

Jumping

Following the deselection of Jamie Kermond on Tuesday, July 27th, 2021, it has been announced that Edwina Tops-Alexander and Katie Laurie will be permitted to compete as individuals in the Individual Jumping competition.

"We are thrilled with the outcome for our remaining two Jumping athletes, who have been anxiously awaiting confirmation regarding their participation at the Games....Edwina and Katie have both worked extremely hard to earn their place on the Australian team and we are delighted they will get the opportunity to realise their Olympic aspirations in arena at Tokyo." Remarked Chef de Mission Ian Chesterman.

Tops-Alexander will become the first Australian Jumping athlete to ride at four Olympic Games, and Laurie will be making her Olympic debut. Both riders are ecstatic for the opportunity to compete and represent Australia.


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