Francis Weldon

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Francis Weldon
Medal record
Representing  Great Britain
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1956 Stockholm Eventing, team
Bronze medal – third place 1956 Stockholm Eventing, individual

Francis William Weldon MVO MBE MC (2 August 1913 – 21 September 1993) was a British equestrian and Olympic champion. He won a team gold medal in eventing at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Stockholm, and received an individual bronze medal.[1] He became European champion in 1953, 1954 and 1955.

Weldon was a Lieutenant Colonel in the British Army and was Officer Commanding, the King's Troop, Royal Horse Artillery.


  1. ^ "Frank Weldon". SR/Olympic Sports. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 31 January 2012. Retrieved 24 December 2008.