Bridget Parker (equestrian)

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Bridget Parker
Medal record
Equestrian
Representing  United Kingdom
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1972 Munich Team eventing
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1974 Burghley Team eventing

Bridget Parker (born 5 January 1939) is an English equestrian and Olympic champion for Great Britain. She won a team gold medal in eventing at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, and finished tenth in individual eventing.[1] Parker rode a horse named Cornish Gold at the 1972 Olympic Games.[2] The British team gold medal was later called one of the "30 greatest sporting achievements of all time" by Times magazine.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bridget Parker". SR/Olympic Sports. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 27 December 2008. 
  2. ^ Bryant, Jennifer O. (2000). Olympic Equestrian:The Sports and the Stories from Stockholm to Sydney. The Blood-Horse, Inc. ISBN 1-58150-044-0. 
  3. ^ "Best of British equestrian unveiled". Horsetalk. February 22, 2008. Retrieved 2009-10-20. 

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