Andrew Hoy

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Andrew Hoy
Andrew Hoy Rutherglen cross country London 2012.jpg
Andrew Hoy and Rutherglen compete at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
Personal information
Full name Andrew James Hoy
Nationality  Australia
Discipline Eventing
Born (1959-02-08) 8 February 1959 (age 57)
Culcairn, New South Wales

Andrew James Hoy, OAM[1] (born 8 February 1959 in Culcairn, New South Wales) is an Olympic-level equestrian rider, who competes for Australia. The London 2012 Summer Olympics were his seventh games.[2] He has won four Olympic medals, three gold and one silver.

He lived in the UK with his wife Bettina Hoy, who competes at the Olympic level for Germany, for 12 years in Gloucestershire, at the Gatcombe Park estate of The Princess Royal. In January 2009 they moved to Warendorf, Germany. The Hoys are the only married couple competing in the same Olympic discipline for different teams in the same year (see also Raphaël Poirée and Liv Grete Skjelbreid Poirée).

Hoy was inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame in 2000.[3]



  1. ^ "Hoy, Andrew James". It's an Honour. Retrieved 8 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Andrew Hoy Bio, Olympics Stats, and Results". Sports Reference. Retrieved 4 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Andrew Hoy OAM". Sport Australia Hall of Fame. Retrieved 25 September 2013.