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Three-Day Event, Team, Open

Date19 – 22 September 1988
StatusOlympic
LocationSeo-ul Gyeong-ma Gong-won, Gwacheon / Gyeong-ma Gyu-yug-won, Won-dang, Goyang
Participants40 from 10 countries
FormatFour rider teams, best three scores to count for the team total. Team/individual competitions held concurrently.

The endurance course was designed by Hugh Thomas. It was held at Wondang Ranch, 43 km north of Kwachon, which was a hilly terrain and after inspection, six of the obstacles had to be lowered and the first element of #27 was removed. The four phases measured a total of 26,761 metres in length. The favorites were considered to be Great Britain, the World and European Champions, and West Germany. West Germany led the opening dressage phase, and also won the endurance phase, opening up a 37 point lead going into the jumping. New Zealand had been third in the dressage and second in endurance so came into the jumping in second, followed by Great Britain and Poland. West Germany placed only fifth in jumping, but still easily won the gold medal. Australia won the jumping, which moved them up from sixth to fifth place, but Great Britain tied for second with France in jumping, moving Great Britain up to the silver medal, as New Zealand dropped back to bronze, finishing only sixth in the jumping. Germany would not win this event again until 2008, as Australia would become the power in the sport, winning the gold medal in 1992, 1996, and 2000.

PosCompetitor(s)NOCPoints
1West GermanyFRG-225.95Gold
Claus Erhorn-62.35
Matthias Baumann-68.80
Thies Kaspareit-94.80
Ralf EhrenbrinkDQnon-scoring
2Great BritainGBR-256.80Silver
Ian Stark-52.80
Virginia Leng-62.00
Karen Straker-142.00
Mark PhillipsWDnon-scoring
3New ZealandNZL-271.20Bronze
Mark Todd-42.60
Tinks Pottinger-65.80
Andrew Bennie-162.80
Marges KnightonDQnon-scoring
4PolandPOL-389.60
Bogusław Jarecki-111.40
Krzysztof Rogowski-114.80
Krzysztof Rafalak-163.40
Eugeniusz Koczorski-277.30non-scoring
5AustraliaAUS-457.60
Andrew Hoy-89.00
Scott Keach-176.60
David Green-192.00
Barry Roycroft-195.80non-scoring
6FranceFRA-498.80
Jean Teulère-69.00
Vincent Berthet-202.20
Pascal Morvillers-227.60
Marie-Christine Duroy-233.80non-scoring
7Republic of KoreaKOR-740.15
Choi Myeong-Jin-130.55
Park Dong-Ju-227.00
Park So-Un-382.60
Kim Hyeong-ChilWDnon-scoring
ACUnited StatesUSADNF
Phyllis Dawson-99.60DNF
Bruce Davidson-141.80DNF
Ann SuttonDNFDNF
Karen LendeDQDNF
ACItalyITADNF
Bartolo Ambrosione-107.90DNF
Francesco Girardi-166.35DNF
Dino CostantiniDQDNF
Ranieri CampelloDNFDNF
ACJapanJPNDNF
Eiki Miyazaki-201.60DNF
Kazuhiro Iwatani-517.25DNF
Hisashi WakaharaDNFDNF
Hiroshi WatanabeDNFDNF