Diederik van Silfhout
Diederik van Silfhout (born 20 April 1988 in Ede, Netherlands) is a Dutch Olympic dressage rider. Representing the Netherlands, he competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics where he placed 4th in the team and 11th in the individual competitions.
|Born||April 20, 1988|
Van Silfhout also competed at the 2014 World Equestrian Games in Normandy, France, where he won a team bronze medal and placed 9th in the freestyle dressage competition. He competed in Normandy as a late replacement for Danielle Heijkoop, who was forced to withdraw after her horse sustained injury.
He also competed at the 2015 European Dressage Championships in Aachen where he won a gold medal in team dressage. The Dutch national dressage coach Wim Ernes died on 1 November 2016 due to a brain tumor. Van Silfhout, together with the other gold medal winners Patrick van der Meer, Edward Gal and Hans Peter Minderhoud, carried his coffin during the funeral on 5 November 2016.
|Grand Prix||77.460||Arlando||Amsterdam, Netherlands||January 29, 2016|
|Grand Prix Special||77.098||Arlando||Rotterdam, Netherlands||June 20, 2015|
|Grand Prix Freestyle||82.750||Arlando||Amsterdam, Netherlands||January 30, 2016|
- "Diederik van Silfhout". fei.org. Retrieved 31 December 2014.
- "Dutch WEG Team Loses Undercover and Siro, Voice and Arlando In". eurodressage. 21 August 2014. Retrieved 31 December 2014.
- "Gouden EK-team gaat de kist van overleden Ernes dragen - Sportnieuws". 2 November 2016.
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