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Equestrian at the 1900 Summer Olympics – High jump

Equestrian high jump
at the Games of the II Olympiad
Dominique Gardères during equestrian high jump competition
DateMay 29
Competitors18 from 5 nations
Medalists
Belgium
Jumping
High jump
Long jump
Hacks and hunter combined
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In the equestrian events at the 1900 Summer Olympics, 18 competitors entered the high jump competition, though only five are known by name. Of the remaining 13, 6 were French, 3 Belgian, 1 Russian, and 3 Italian.

Place Rider Horse Height
1  Dominique Gardères (FRA) Oreste 1.85m
 Giovanni Giorgio Trissino (ITA) Canéla 1.85m
3  Georges van der Poële (BEL) Ludlow 1.70m
4  Giovanni Giorgio Trissino (ITA) Mélepo 1.70m
5-18  Hermann John Mandl (USA) Unknown Unknown
13 more competitors

References

  • International Olympic Committee medal winners database
  • De Wael, Herman. Herman's Full Olympians: "Equestrian 1900". Accessed 19 January 2006. Available electronically at [1].
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