Laura Bechtolsheimer Great Britain & N. Ireland
One to watch

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

Biography

Competed in: EQUESTRIANEquestrian

After helping GB win team gold at the 2011 European Championships, the dressage specialist has high hopes for London

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Carl Hester Hester hopes for dressage legacy

Carl Hester hopes Great Britain's gold medal in the team dressage will have far-reaching consequences for the sport.

7 Aug 12

Charlotte Dujardin Dujardin sets new dressage record

Team Dressage

3 Aug 12

Charlotte Dujardin moves Great Britain into gold medal position in the dressage by setting a new Olympic record on board Valegro.

Carl Hester Strong start by GB dressage duo

Britain's Carl Hester and Laura Bechtolsheimer give Great Britain a strong start in their quest for a first Olympic dressage medal.

Laura Bechtolsheimer GB Olympics dressage team named

Three of the world's top five riders are in the London 2012 British dressage team, with Charlotte Dujardin making her Olympic debut.

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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

47

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