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Bridget Parker (equestrian)

Medal record
Competitor for 22x20px United Kingdom
Olympic Games
Gold 1972 Munich Eventing, team

Bridget Parker (born 5 January 1939) is a British equestrian and Olympic champion. She won a team gold medal in eventing at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, and finished tenth in individual eventing.[1] Parker rode a horse named Cornish Gold at the 1972 Olympic Games.[2] The British team gold medal was later called one of the "30 greatest sporting achievements of all time" by Times magazine.[3]


  1. "Bridget Parker" (in English). SR/Olympic Sports. Sports Reference LLC. http://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/athletes/pa/bridget-parker-1.html. Retrieved 27 December 2008. 
  2. Bryant, Jennifer O. (2000). Olympic Equestrian:The Sports and the Stories from Stockholm to Sydney. The Blood-Horse, Inc. ISBN 1581500440. 
  3. "Best of British equestrian unveiled". Horsetalk. February 22, 2008. http://www.horsetalk.co.nz/news/2008/02/123.shtml. Retrieved 2009-10-20. 


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