Pierre Durand Jr.

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Pierre Durand Jr.
Medal record
Men’s equestrian
Representing  France
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1988 Seoul Individual jumping
Bronze medal – third place 1988 Seoul Team jumping
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1990 Stockholm Team jumping

Pierre Durand Jr. (born 16 February 1955) is a French show jumping champion, and 1988 Olympic champion.[1]

Olympic record[edit]

Durand participated at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, where he won a gold medal in Individual Jumping, and also a team bronze medal.[2]

In film[edit]

Pierre Durand with Jappeloup at 1991 Pavarotti International in Modena

Durand is played by Guillaume Canet in Jappeloup, a film by Christian Duguay about the bond he developed with Jappeloup until they won at the Olympics. He is suing the producers for misuse of the brand "Jappeloup".[3][4][5]


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Pierre Durand Jr". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
  2. ^ "1988 Summer Olympics – Seoul, Japan – Equestrian" Archived 2008-05-31 at the Wayback Machine. databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on 28 October 2008)
  3. ^ Fiona Ipert, 'Jappeloup attaqué par Pierre Durand', Le Figaro, March 28, 2013
  4. ^ Les producteurs du film “Jappeloup” attaqués par le cavalier Pierre Durand, Télérama, March 29, 2013
  5. ^ Henri Haget, Le cavalier de Jappeloup attaque les producteurs du film, L'Express, March 27, 2013

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