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The British team for Rio announced

Tuesday, 05 July 2016
The Olympic Games Rio 2016

Big Star and Nick Skelton are on the British team for Rio. Photo (c) Tiffany van Halle.
Big Star and Nick Skelton are on the British team for Rio. Photo (c) Tiffany van Halle.

British Showjumping has today announced their showjumping team for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, and on the team are three of the legends within the sport. Nick Skelton (58) on Big Star, John Whitaker (60) on Ornellaia and Michael Whitaker (56) on Cassionato have all been named to the team together with Ben Maher (33) on Tic Tac. Jessica Mendoza (20), the youngest rider on the team, will be travelling reserve with Spirit T.

Great Britain are defending team champions having won gold at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. 

 


Source: British Showjumping // Picture © Tiffany Van Halle

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