Equestrian

Eric Lamaze wins mixed equestrian jumping

Eric Lamaze from Canada has won the mixed equestrian jumping at the Beijing Olympics.
Rolf-Goran Bengtsson from Sweden won the silver medal and Beezie Madden from the United States won the bronze medal.

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Anky van Grunsven from the Netherlands has won the gold medal in individual dressage.
Isabell Werth from Germany won the silver medal and the bronze was won by Heike Kemmer also from Gemany.

The United States has won the gold in jumping team, equestrian. Silver went to Canada and bronze to Norway.
United States
KRAUT Laura - CEDRIC
MADDEN Beezie - AUTHENTIC
SIMPSON Will CARLSSON - VOM DACH
WARD Mclain - SAPPHIRE
Canada
CONE Mac - OLE
HENSELWOOD Jill - SPECIAL ED
LAMAZE Eric - HICKSTEAD
MILLAR Ian - IN STYLE
Norway
DJUPVIK [...]

Germany has won the gold medal in the dressage team event with a score of 72.916.
Silver went to Netherlands with a score of 71.750 and bronze to Denmark with a score of 68.875.

Germany finished with 166.10 penalty points in the Equestrian Eventing Team to win the gold medal, the first to be won in Hong Kong.
Australia finished second on 171.20 points and Great Britain won the bronze medal with 185.70 penalty points.