Bunty Thompson

Wyatt 'Bunty' Thompson (20 April 1925 – 15 December 2017)[1] was an Australian equestrian rider who competed in the 1956 Summer Olympics in Stockholm, Sweden.[2][3] In 2012, he was inducted into Equestrian Australia's Hall of Fame with teammates Brian Crago, Ern Barker, David Wood, Franz Mairinger and Alec Creswick, who were members of Australia's first Olympic equestrian team.[4]


  1. ^ Mention of Bunty Thompson's death
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Bunty Thompson". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 13 June 2016.
  3. ^ "Vale Wyatt 'Bunty' Thompson – An Australian Equestrian and Trailblazer". Equestrian Australia website. Retrieved 19 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Wyatt is inducted into equestrian Hall of Fame". Western Advocate. 1 May 2012. Retrieved 20 December 2017.