Equestrian at the 1948 Summer Olympics – Team dressage

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Team dressage
at the Games of the XIV Olympiad
VenueAldershot
Date9 August
Competitors15 from 5 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) André Jousseaume
Jean Saint-Fort Paillard
Maurice Buret
 France
2nd, silver medalist(s) Robert Borg
Earl Foster Thomson
Frank Henry
 United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Fernando Paes
Francisco Valadas
Luís Mena e Silva
 Portugal
← 1936
1952 →

The team dressage in equestrian at the 1948 Olympic Games in London was held in the town of Aldershot on 9 August.[1]

The French team consisting of André Jousseaume, Jean Saint-Fort Paillard and Maurice Buret won the gold medal. The United States won silver and Portugal took bronze.

Competition format[edit]

The team and individual dressage competitions used the same results. A test was to be carried out from memory by each rider within 13 minutes, losing half a point for every second over the time limit.[2]

Results[edit]

Rank Name Horse Individual Score Team Score
1st, gold medalist(s)  France (FRA)
André Jousseaume
Jean Saint-Fort Paillard
Maurice Buret

Harpagon
Sous les Ceps
Saint Ouen

480.0
439.5
349.5

1269
2nd, silver medalist(s)  United States (USA)
Robert Borg
Earl Foster Thomson
Frank Henry

Klingsor
Pancraft
Reno Overdo

473.5
421.0
361.5

1256
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Portugal (POR)
Fernando Paes
Francisco Valadas
Luís Mena e Silva

Matamas
Feitico
Fascinante

411.0
405.0
366.0

1182
4  Argentina (ARG)
Justo Iturralde
Humberto Terzano
Oscar Goulú

Pajarito
Bienvenido
Grillo

397.0
327.0
281.5

1005.5
-  Sweden (SWE)
Gustaf Adolf Boltenstern, Jr.
Henri Saint Cyr
Gehnäll Persson

Trumf
Djinn
Knaust

477.5
444.5
DNF

DNF

References[edit]

  1. ^ Equestrianism at the 1948 London Summer Games: Men's Dressage, Team, sports-reference.com. Retrieved 20 September 2016
  2. ^ Organising Committee for the XIV Olympiad, The (1948). The Official Report of the Organising Committee for the XIV Olympiad, p. 340. LA84 Foundation. Retrieved 4 September 2016.