Samantha Albert

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Samantha Albert
Samantha Albert Carraig Dubh cross country London 2012.jpg
Samantha Albert and Carraig Dubh competing at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
Born Samantha Majendie
(1971-05-31) 31 May 1971 (age 45)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Residence Bassett, England
Known for Equestrian competitor for Jamaica
Weight 57 kg (126 lb; 9.0 st)
Spouse(s) Dag Alberts
Children 2

Samantha Majendie-Albert (born 31 May 1971 in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian-born equestrian who represents Jamaica in international competition. She was born in Canada to a Jamaican mother and an English father, and grew up in Canada and Jamaica. She moved to Bassett, England in 1989 where she currently resides.[1]

Albert competed at the 2007 Pan Am Games and represented Jamaica in the 2008 Summer Olympic and 2012 Summer Olympic individual equestrian events.[2][3]

Samantha was married to the fellow eventing rider Dag Albert, who represented Sweden at two Olympics. They have divorced in 2005.[4]


  1. ^ Hurbun Williams (4 March 2006). "Samantha Albert's expensive ride to the Olympics", Jamaica Observer. Retrieved 15 August 2008.
  2. ^ Kayon Raynor (12 August 2008). "Albert targets top-25 finish in Equestrian", Jamaica Observer. Retrieved 15 August 2008.
  3. ^ "Albert creates history", Sports Jamaica (10 August 2008). Retrieved 15 August 2008.
  4. ^ "London 2012: Three-day eventer looks to put Usain Bolt on the back pages". The Guardian. 17 July 2012. Retrieved 14 February 2017. 

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