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Sven Rothenberger

Olympic medal record

Silver 1996 Atlanta Dressage Team
Bronze 1996 Atlanta Dressage Individual

Sven Günther Rothenberger (born June 1, 1966 in Frankfurt am Main) is an equestrian from Germany, who competed for The Netherlands after his marriage with Dutch equestrain Gonnelien Gordijn.

He visited the Humboldtschule (a Gymnasium) in Bad Homburg vor der Höhe.

With his wife Gonnelien he 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 Individuel Competition Rothenberger won the bronze medal. Eight years later in Athens, Greece at the 2004 Summer Olympics, after having missed the Sydney Games (2000), he finished in fourth place in the Team Event, and in seventeenth position in the Individual Competition.

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