Piet Raijmakers

Petrus Josephus "Piet" Raijmakers (born 29 September 1956, in Asten) is a former equestrian from the Netherlands.

Piet Raijmakers
Medal record
Representing the  Netherlands
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1992 Barcelona Team jumping
Silver medal – second place 1992 Barcelona Individual jumping
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1991 La Baule Team jumping

Raijmakers won the gold medal in the show jumping team event at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. He did so alongside Jos Lansink, Jan Tops and Bert Romp. In the individual jumping competition Raijmakers claimed the silver medal on Ratina Z, behind Germany's Ludger Beerbaum on Classic Touch.

In 2006, Raijmakers won team gold alongside Jeroen Dubbeldam, Gerco Schröder and Albert Zoer at the World Equestrian Games in Aachen.[1]

At the World Cup-horse show "Indoor Brabant" in 's-Hertogenbosch (March 2010), he ended his sporting career.[2] His sons, Piet Raijmakers Jr. and Joep Raijmakers, are also active equestrians.


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