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Team, Open

Date26 – 27 July 1996 — 09:00 (both days)
StatusOlympic
LocationGeorgia International Horse Park, Conyers, Georgia
Participants39 from 10 countries
FormatFour rider teams. Top three scores count towards team total.

As always, Germany won, although it was much closer than it had been in 1992. That year the margin was almost 500 points over the Netherlands, and while the Dutch team finished second again, in 1996 they trailed by only 116 points. In fact, Dutch riders [Anky van Grunsven] and Sven Rothenberger placed 2-3 in the individual event. Rothenberger was born in Germany as were two of the riders for the third-placed American team, Guenter Seidel and Steffen Peters. Germany would continue winning this event thru 2008.

PosCompetitor(s)NOCHorsePoints
1GermanyGER5,553Gold
Isabell WerthGigolo1,915
Monica TheodorescuGrunox1,845
Klaus BalkenholGoldstern1,793
Martin SchaudtDurgo1,781non-scoring
2NetherlandsNED5,437Silver
Anky van GrunsvenBonfire1,893
Sven RothenbergerWeyden1,854
Tineke Bartels-de VriesOlympic Barbria1,69
Gonnelien Rothenberger-GordijnOlympic Dondolo1,673non-scoring
3United StatesUSA5,309Bronze
Michelle GibsonPeron1,88
Guenter SeidelGraf George1,734
Steffen PetersUdon1,695
Robert DoverMetallic1,649non-scoring
4FranceFRA5,045
Margit Otto-CrépinLucky Lord1,783
Dominique BrieusselAkazie1,65
Dominique d'Esmé Thor1,612
Marie-Hélène SyreMarlon1,516non-scoring
5SwedenSWE4,996
Annette SolmellStrauss1,673
Ulla HåkanssonBobby1,666
Louise NathhorstWalk on Top1,657
Tinne WilhelmssonCaprice1,542non-scoring
6SwitzerlandSUI4,893
Christine StückelbergerAquamarin1,662
Hans StaubDukaat1,628
Eva SennRenzo1,603
Barbara von Grebel-SchiendorferRamar1,324non-scoring
7SpainESP4,875
Ignacio RamblaEvento1,744
Beatriz Ferrer-Salat SerraBrillant1,604
Rafael SotoInvasor1,527
Juan MatuteHermes1,416non-scoring
8Great BritainGBR4,761
Richard DavisonAskari1,668
Joanna JacksonMester Mouse1,577
Vicky ThompsonEnfant1,516
Jane BredinCupido1,468non-scoring
9ItalyITA4,691
Pia LausLiebenberg1,6
Paolo Giani MargiDestino di Acciarella1,595
Daria FantoniSonny Boy1,496
Fausto PucciniFiffikus1,418non-scoring
10CanadaCAN4,509
Leonie BramallGilbona1,613
Evi StrasserLavinia1,462
Gina SmithFaust1,434