Equestrian at the 2012 Summer Paralympics

Equestrian at the 2012 Summer Paralympics consisted of 11 dressage events. The competitions was held in the Greenwich Park from 30 August to 4 September.

Equestrian
at the XIV Paralympic Games
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VenueGreenwich Park
Dates30 August – 4 September
Competitors78 from 27 nations
2008
2016

ClassificationEdit

Riders were given a classification depending on the type and extent of their disability. The classification system allowed riders to compete against others with a similar level of function.

Equestrian classes were:

  • I, for riders with impaired limb function, or poor balance and good upper limb function
  • II, for riders with locomotion impairment
  • III, for blind riders with moderate locomotion impairment
  • IV, for riders with some visual impairment or impaired function in one or two limbs

EventsEdit

For each of the events below, medals were contested for one or more of the above classifications. After each classification are given the dates that the event was contested. All events were mixed, meaning that men and women competed together.

  • Mixed individual championship
    • Grade Ia
    • Grade Ib
    • Grade II
    • Grade III
    • Grade IV
  • Mixed individual freestyle
    • Grade Ia
    • Grade Ib
    • Grade II
    • Grade III
    • Grade IV
  • Mixed team

OfficialsEdit

Appointment of officials is as follows:[1]

Dressage
  •   Kjell Myhre (Ground Jury President)
  •   Liliana Iannone (Ground Jury Member)
  •   Anne Prain (Ground Jury Member)
  •   Sarah Rodger (Ground Jury Member)
  •   Freddy Leyman (Ground Jury Member)
  •   Gudrun Hofinga (Ground Jury Member)
  •   Carlos Lopes (Ground Jury Member)

Participating nationsEdit

78 riders from 27 nations competed.

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Great Britain (GBR)55111
2  Germany (GER)2327
3  Belgium (BEL)2002
4  Austria (AUT)1012
5  Australia (AUS)1001
6  Ireland (IRL)0123
7  Singapore (SIN)0112
8  Finland (FIN)0101
9  Denmark (DEN)0022
  Netherlands (NED)0022
Totals (10 entries)11111133

Medal summaryEdit

MedalistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual championship test grade Ia
details
Sophie Christiansen
  Great Britain
Helen Kearney
  Ireland
Laurentia Tan
  Singapore
Individual championship test grade Ib
details
Joann Formosa
  Australia
Lee Pearson
  Great Britain
Pepo Puch
  Austria
Individual championship test grade II
details
Natasha Baker
  Great Britain
Britta Näpel
  Germany
Angelika Trabert
  Germany
Individual championship test grade III
details
Hannelore Brenner
  Germany
Deborah Criddle
  Great Britain
Annika Dalskov
  Denmark
Individual championship test grade IV
details
Michèle George
  Belgium
Sophie Wells
  Great Britain
Frank Hosmar
  Netherlands
Individual freestyle test grade Ia
details
Sophie Christiansen
  Great Britain
Laurentia Tan
  Singapore
Helen Kearney
  Ireland
Individual freestyle test grade Ib
details
Pepo Puch
  Austria
Katja Karjalainen
  Finland
Lee Pearson
  Great Britain
Individual freestyle test grade II
details
Natasha Baker
  Great Britain
Britta Näpel
  Germany
Angelika Trabert
  Germany
Individual freestyle test grade III
details
Hannelore Brenner
  Germany
Deborah Criddle
  Great Britain
Annika Dalskov
  Denmark
Individual freestyle test grade IV
details
Michèle George
  Belgium
Sophie Wells
  Great Britain
Frank Hosmar
  Netherlands
Team
details
  Great Britain (GBR)
Lee Pearson
Sophie Wells
Deborah Criddle
Sophie Christiansen
  Germany (GER)
Angelika Trabert
Britta Näpel
Steffen Zeibig
Hannelore Brenner
  Ireland (IRL)
Eilish Byrne
James Dwyer
Geraldine Savage
Helen Kearney

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Paralympic Games 2012 | FEI.org".

External linksEdit