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Anky van Grunsven

Medal record
Anky van Grunsven
Anky van Grunsven
Competitor for the 22x20px Netherlands
Olympic Games
Gold 2000 Sydney Individual dressage
Gold 2004 Athens Individual dressage
Gold 2008 Beijing Individual dressage
Silver 1992 Barcelona Team dressage
Silver 1996 Atlanta Individual dressage
Silver 1996 Atlanta Team dressage
Silver 2000 Sydney Team dressage
Silver 2008 Beijing Team dressage

Theodora Elisabeth Gerarda ("Anky") van Grunsven (born 2 January 1968 in Erp, Noord-Brabant) is a Dutch Dressage champion who won the gold medal in the 2000 Olympics with her horse Bonfire and gold in the 2004 Olympics and in the 2008 Olympics with Salinero.

Van Grunsven has also dominated World Cup Dressage competition, being named the World Cup Dressage Champion eight times, in 1995 (Los Angeles, riding Cameleon Bonfire), 1996 (Gothenburg, riding Cameleon Bonfire), 1997 (s'Hertogenbosch, riding Cameleon Bonfire), 1999 (Dortmund, riding Gestion Bonfire), 2000 (s'Hertogenbosch, riding Gestion Bonfire), 2004 (London, riding Gestion Salinero), 2005 (Las Vegas, riding Keltec Salinero), and 2006 (Amsterdam, riding Keltec Salinero), 2008 (Brabant, riding IPS Salinero)

Van Grunsven is married to her trainer/coach Sjef Janssen who entered the world of horses at the age of 28 and introduced new views on training.[citation needed]

See also

  • Athletes with Most gold medals in one event at the Olympic Games
  • List of athletes with the most appearances at Olympic Games

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