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Team, Open

Date24 October 1968 — 10:00
StatusOlympic
LocationCampo Marte, Bosque de Chapultepec, Ciudad de México
Participants24 from 8 countries
FormatThree rider teams, all three scores to count. Team/individual competitions held concurrently.

The event consisted of teams of three riders who competed in the individual dressage preliminary round, with all three scores from that round to count towards the team score. Germany won the gold medal as they had in 1964. This was the start of the German dominance of this event. They finished only second in 1972, and did not compete in 1980 because of their support of the American-led boycott, but otherwise won the gold medal in 1964-68, 1976, and from 1984-2008. The Soviet Union was second in Mexico City, led by Ivan Kizimov, the individual champion. Switzerland finished third with the same three riders that had won a silver medal at Tokyo.

PosCompetitor(s)NOCHorsePoints
1West GermanyFRG2,699Gold
Josef NeckermannMariano948
Reiner KlimkeDux896
Liselott LinsenhoffPiaff855
2Soviet UnionURS2,657Silver
Ivan KizimovIkhor908
Ivan KalitaAbsent879
Yelena PetushkovaPepel870
3SwitzerlandSUI2,547Bronze
Gustav FischerWald866
Henri ChammartinWolfdietrich845
Marianne GossweilerStephan836
4East GermanyGDR2,3571
Horst KöhlerNeuschnee875
Gerhard BrockmüllerTristan789
Wolfgang MüllerMarios693
5Great BritainGBR2,332
Domini LawrenceKarat/San Fernando793
Lorna JohnstoneEl Guapo777
Johanna HallConversano Caprice762
6ChileCHI2,015
Guillermo SquellaColchaguino693
Antonio PiraínoCiclón672
Patricio EscuderoPrete650
7CanadaCAN2,012
Inez Fischer-CredoMarius732
Christilot HansonBonheur677
Zoltan SztehloVirtuose603
8United StatesUSA1,919
Kyra DowntonKadett657
Edith MasterHelios646
Donnan PlumbAttache616