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Christilot Hanson-Boylen

Christilot Hanson-Boylen, born 12 April 1947 in Djakarta, Indonesia, is a Canadian equestrian who competed in Dressage at six Olympics (1964–1976, 1984, 1992).

She earned individual gold medals at the 1971, 1975 and 1987 Pan American Games, making her the only athlete to achieve three individual gold medals in Pan Am history. In addition, she has been a Canadian National Dressage Champion seven times.[1]

At the Summer Olympics, her best performance was in 1976, when she came seventh in the individual competition[2] and fifth in the team event.[3] She was also the highest placed North American rider at the 1984 Olympics in the individual dressage when she came tenth.[4]

She now lives in Germany. She has written two books and produced a video about dressage and is one of the founders of CADORA, the non-profit Canadian Dressage Owners and Riders Association.

See also

  • List of athletes with the most appearances at Olympic Games


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