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Henri Saint Cyr

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 4
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 4
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameHenri Julius Reverony•Saint Cyr
Used nameHenri•Saint Cyr
Born15 March 1902 in Stockholm (SWE)
Died27 July 1979 in Kristianstad (SWE)
AffiliationsA1 IF, Linköping (SWE) / A3 IF, Kristianstad (SWE) / Kristianstads FRK, Kristianstad (SWE)
NOC Sweden

Biography

Henri Saint Cyr was the first rider to win two individual Olympic gold medals in dressage, those coming in 1952 and 1956. He also helped Sweden win team dressage gold medals at both Olympics. Saint Cyr began his Olympic career in 1936 at Berlin when he was on the Swedish three-day event team. As an eventer, Saint Cyr was Swedish national champion in 1935, 1937, and 1939. Saint Cyr later won a World Championship in individual dressage in 1953 at Wiesbaden. In 1956 he took the oath of the competitors at the Equestrian Olympics which were held in Stockholm.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Summer Olympics Equestrian Eventing (Equestrian) SWE Henri Saint Cyr
Individual, Men (Olympic) Fun 25
Team, Men (Olympic) Fun / Sweden AC
1948 Summer Olympics Equestrian Dressage (Equestrian) SWE Henri Saint Cyr
Individual, Men (Olympic) Djinn 5
Team, Men (Olympic) Djinn / Sweden AC
1952 Summer Olympics Equestrian Dressage (Equestrian) SWE Henri Saint Cyr
Individual, Open (Olympic) Master Rufus 1 Gold
Team, Open (Olympic) Master Rufus / Sweden 1 Gold
1956 Equestrian Olympics Equestrian Dressage (Equestrian) SWE Henri Saint Cyr
Individual, Open (Olympic) Juli 1 Gold
Team, Open (Olympic) Juli / Sweden 1 Gold
1960 Summer Olympics Equestrian Dressage (Equestrian) SWE Henri Saint Cyr
Individual, Open (Olympic) L'Étoile 4

Special Notes