Laura Bechtolsheimer Great Britain & N. Ireland
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Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

31 Jan 1985

Height

1.69m

Weight

56kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
1 0 1

Sport Guides

EQUESTRIAN

Laura Bechtolsheimer competed in EQUESTRIAN

Did you know?

  • It is the only Olympic sport in which men and women compete in the same event, and the only sport to revolve around animals.
  • Equestrian consists of three disciplines - dressage, eventing and jumping. All three have a team event and an individual event.
  • Great Britain have a rich equestrian history yet have won just one Olympic gold since 1972 – Leslie Law on Shear L'Eau in 2004.
  • The London 2012 equestrian events are being held in Greenwich Park, the oldest Royal Park in London. It dates back to 1433.
  • Until 1952 entry to the various Olympic equestrian competitions was limited to members of the military.

Results for Laura Bechtolsheimer

Date Event Rank Mark
9 Aug Individual Dressage Grand Prix Freestyle 3 bronze 84.339 pts
7 Aug Individual Dressage Grand Prix Special 5 77.794 pts
7 Aug Team Dressage Grand Prix Special 1 gold 80.550 pts
1 Jan Individual Dressage Grand Prix 7 76.839 pts
1 Jan Team Dressage Grand Prix 1 79.407 pts

Head to Head

Laura Bechtolsheimer vs Carl Hester

Laura Bechtolsheimer

Laura Bechtolsheimer One to watch Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

2

London 2012 appearances

5

London 2012 results (pts)

80.550 Team Dressage

Height

1.69m (5'7")

Weight

56kg

Age

29

Carl Hester

Carl Hester Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

5

London 2012 results (pts)

80.550 Team Dressage

Height

1.83m (6'0")

Weight

81kg

Age

46

View the London 2012 medallist table