Equestrian at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Team dressage

The team dressage at the 1956 Summer Olympics took place between 15 and 16 June, at the Stockholm Olympic Stadium. The event was open to men and women. The team and individual dressage competitions used the same results. Five judges gave scores, with the result being the sum of the scores. The three individual scores were summed to give a team score.[1]

Team dressage
at the Games of the XVI Olympiad
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VenueStockholm Olympic Stadium
Date15–16 June
Competitors24 (8 teams) from 8 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s)  Sweden
2nd place, silver medalist(s)  United Team of Germany
3rd place, bronze medalist(s)  Switzerland
← 1952
1964 →

ResultsEdit

8 teams of 3 riders competed.[2]

Rank Nation Riders Horses Individual Scores Team Score
    Sweden
  • Juli
  • Knaust
  • Krest
860.0
821.0
794.0
2475.0
    United Team of Germany
  • Adular
  • Perkunos
  • Afrika
832.0
785.0
729.0
2346.0
    Switzerland
  • Kursus
  • Woehler
  • Vasello
807.0
789.0
750.0
2346.0
4   Soviet Union
  • Ingas
  • Repertoir
  • Skatchek
744.0
726.0
700.0
2170.0
5   Denmark
  • Jubilee
  • Monty
  • Bel Ami
850.0
673.0
644.0
2167.0
6   France
  • Harpagon
  • Vol d'Amour
  • Kipling
814.0
648.0
554.0
2016.0
7   Norway
  • Diva
  • Clary
  • Corona
739.0
601.5
572.0
1912.5
8   Romania
  • Palatin
  • Mihnea
  • Corvin
721.0
625.0
516.0
1862.0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Equestrianism at the 1956 Stockholm Equestrian Games: Mixed Dressage, Team". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 22 April 2020.
  2. ^ Official Report, p. 202.