Christina Liebherr

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Christina Liebherr
CHI Genève 2013 - 20131212 - Christina Liebherr et L.B. Carwyn.jpg
Personal information
Full name Christina Liebherr
Nationality   Switzerland
Discipline Show jumping
Born (1979-03-16) 16 March 1979 (age 39)
Bulle, Switzerland
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight 132 lb (60 kg; 9 st 6 lb)

Christina Liebherr (born 16 March 1979) is a Swiss equestrian who competes in the sport of show jumping.

She won the bronze medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics in team jumping following the disqualification of Norwegian rider Tony André Hansen.[1]

Career[edit]

Christina Liebherr began riding at the age of nine. From December 1995 till August 2011 she was trained by German Rider Susanne Behring.

She was selected for the 2008 Summer Olympics where she rode LB No Mercy and won the bronze medal in team jumping following the disqualification of Norwegian rider Tony André Hansen.

Personal life[edit]

Her grandfather is the founder of the Liebherr Group.

Horses[edit]

Current[edit]

  • LB Callas Sitte (*1998), Zangersheide, Mare, sire: Calvaro Z, Owner: Hans Liebherr
  • LB Con Grazia CH (*2003), Mare, sire: Con Spirito R, damsire: Karondo v. Schlösslihof, Owner: Hans Liebherr

Former show horses[edit]

  • LB No Mercy (*1995), Gelding, sire: Libero H, damsire: Dillenburg, Owner: Hans Liebherr

Successes[edit]

  • Olympic Games:
    • 2004: with LB No Mercy - Rank 5 (Team) + Rank 14 (Individual)
    • 2008: with LB No Mercy - Rank 3 (Team)
  • FEI World Equestrian Games
    • 2006, Aachen: Rank 5 (Team) + Rank 11 (Individual)
  • European Championships:
    • 2005, San Patrignano: Rank 2 (Team) + Rank 2 (Individual)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Associated Press (2008-12-22). "Norwegian stripped of Olympic equestrian bronze". USA Today. Retrieved 2008-12-23.