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Roger-Yves Bost (born 21 October 1965) is a French show jumping rider.[4] He won a team gold medal at the 2016 Rio Games and finished fourth at the 1996 Olympics.[3]

Roger-Yves Bost
Paris Eiffel Jumping 2018 - Roger-Yves Bost.jpg
Bost in 2018, Paris Eiffel Jumping
Personal information
Born (1965-10-21) 21 October 1965 (age 52)
Boulogne-Billancourt, France[1]
Height 176 cm (5 ft 9 in)[2]
Weight 80 kg (176 lb)
Sport
Sport Show jumping
Club Haras des Brulys Barbizon [3]
Coached by Philippe Guerdat (national)[3]

Bost started competing in horse riding aged eight following his father, Roger Sr., a former international equestrian. Bost's children Clementine and Nicolas are also competitive equestrians. In 2007 he received the Order of Agricultural Merit from the French government.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Roger-Yves Bost. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Roger-Yves Bost. rio2016.com
  3. ^ a b c d Roger-Yves Bost. nbcolympics.com
  4. ^ "Roger-Yves Bost". fei.org. Retrieved 17 August 2016.