Equestrian at the Friendship Games

Equestrian events at the Friendship Games included show jumping, dressage and eventing in both individual and team competitions. Events were held on three venues in Poland: Jumping events were held in Sopot between 6 and 10 August, dressage – at the Książ Landscape Park near Wałbrzych between 17 and 19 August, while eventing was held at the Modern Pentathlon and Equestrian Centre of the Lubusz Sports Club "Lumel" in Drzonków on 23–26 August 1984.

Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual dressage   Yuri Kovshov on Ruch (URS) 1,705   Yuri Kovshov on Bukiet (URS) 1,703   Olga Sirosh on Irtysz (URS) 1,649
Team dressage   Soviet Union (URS)
Yuri Kovshov on Ruch
Olga Klimko on Barbaris
Olga Sirosh on Irtysz
4,187   Poland (POL)
Elżbieta Morciniec on Frez
Bogusław Misztal on Damian
Andrzej Sałacki on Mytrop
3,867   East Germany (GDR)
Ina Saalbach on Franziska
Magrit Böchme on Nox
Bernd Langren on Radames
3,840
Individual eventing   Jan Lipczyński on Elektron (POL) 42.05   Mirosław Szłapka on Leń (POL) 43.50   Valeriy Davidovich on Banitet (URS) 50.65
Team eventing   Poland (POL)
Jan Lipczyński on Elektron
Mirosław Szłapka on Leń
Adam Prokulewicz on Lagar
Bogusław Jarecki on Niewiaża
137.20   Soviet Union (URS)
Valeriy Davidovich on Banitet
Yuri Salnikov on Poplin
Vladimir Tishkin on Fleur
Boris Gorchakov on Zairo
199.30 none*
Individual jumping   Michelle Della Casa on Scarfel (ITA) 4   Stefan Scheve on Otto (FRG) 4   Eberhard Saul on Gobi (FRG) 4
Team jumping   West Germany (FRG)
Tjark Nagel on Fregula
Stefan Scheve on Otto
Eberhard Saul on Gobi
Kurt Grevemeier on Sylvester
24   Italy (ITA)
Federico Menghi on Benedict
Alesandro Galeazzi on Moreado
Stefano Scaccobarozzi on Jasil
Michelle Della Casa on Scarfel
47   Poland (POL)
Janusz Bobik on Szampan
Rudolf Mrugała on Gaudeamus
Wiesław Hartman on Hart
Jan Kowalczyk on Festyn
  East Germany (GDR)
Horst Lösche on Neptun II
Egbert Arndt on Hanniball
Falk Siegling on Grolle Disch
Rolf Günter on Duant
60

* – Five teams competed, but only two completed the event.

Individual jumping jump-offEdit

A jump-off was needed to determine the winner in the individual jumping event.

Rider Horse Penalties Time (s)
    Michelle Della Casa (ITA) Scarfel 0 24.02
    Stefan Scheve (FRG) Otto 0 24.23
    Eberhard Saul (FRG) Gobi 4 24.41

Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (Poland)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union (URS)2226
2  Poland (POL)*2215
3  West Germany (FRG)1113
4  Italy (ITA)1102
5  East Germany (GDR)0022
Totals (5 nations)66618

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Chmielewski, Zbigniew; et al. (1987). Na olimpijskim szlaku 1984. Sarajewo, Los Angeles (in Polish). Warsaw: Sport i Turystyka. pp. 197, 210. ISBN 83-217-2610-0.
  • Trzciński, Tomasz; et al. (1985). Gwiazdy sportu '84 (in Polish). Warsaw: Krajowa Agencja Wydawnicza. p. 87. ISBN 83-03-01177-4.