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Otto Becker (equestrian)

Medal record
Competitor for 22x20px Germany
Men’s equestrian
Olympic Games
Gold 2000 Sydney Team jumping
Bronze 2004 Athens Team jumping

Otto Becker (born December 3, 1958 in Großostheim) is a former German show jumping champion, Olympic champion from 2000. Since January 2009 he is the team coach of the German show jumping rider.[1]

Olympic Record

Becker participated at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, where he won a gold medal in team show jumping, together with Lars Nieberg, Marcus Ehning and Ludger Beerbaum.[2] He received a bronze medal in team show jumping in 2004.


  1. Bundestrainer Springen: DOKR-Springausschuss mit neuem Trainerkonzept, German Equestrian Federation (www.pferd-aktuell.de), October 8, 2008
  2. "2000 Summer Olympics – Sydney, Australia – Equestrian" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on September 5, 2008)


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