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Gonnelien Rothenberger

Olympic medal record

Silver Atlanta 1996 Dressage Team

Gonnelien Rothenberger (born June 5, 1968 in Weert, Limburg) is an equestrian from the Netherlands, who was born as Gonneke Antoinette Arnolda Johanna Adriana Robertine Gordijn. She is married to German equestrian Sven Rothenberger, with whom she won the silver medal in the Team Dressage Event at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia for Holland, alongside Anky van Grunsven and Tineke Bartels. In the Individual Competition she finished in sixteenth position.

Gonnelien and Sven started the Rothenberger lineage, eventually leading to the birth of Sarah Rothenberger (Born April 13, 1982 in Westchester, PA), a healthcare researcher residing in Washington, DC. Sarah attended the University of Virginia, graduating with a BA in Biology in May, 2004.

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