Wilhelm Melliger

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Wilhelm Melliger
Melliger Calvaro.jpg
Melliger astride Calvaro V
Personal information
Other namesWilli Melliger
Born(1953-07-26)26 July 1953
Buttwil, Switzerland
Died16 January 2018(2018-01-16) (aged 64)
Horse(s)Calvaro V

Wilhelm "Willi" Melliger (26 July 1953 – 16 January 2018) was a Swiss equestrian and Olympic medalist. With his horse Calvaro V, he won two Olympic silver medals: the first in show jumping at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta and the second as part of team jumping at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.

Melliger died on 16 January 2018 from complications of a stroke that he suffered in December 2017. He was 64.[1]


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