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Patricia Galvin de la Tour d'Auvergne

Full name: Patricia Galvin de la Tour d'Auvergne
Gender: Female
Height: 5-4.5 (165 cm)
Weight: 108 lbs (49 kg)
Born: March 20, 1939 in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Affiliations: Sweet Briar College
Country: USA United States
Sport: Equestrianism

Biography

Born in Singapore, Patricia Galvin was the daughter of John Galvin, an Irish-Catholic Australian of Spanish descent and a multi-millionaire who founded Eastern Mining and Metals. Patricia lived briefly in Singapore and Australia but was an American citizen who attended Sweet Briar College and competed in dressage for the United States at the 1960 and 1964 Olympics. She also won a silver medal at the 1959 Pan American Games in team dressage. Between her two Olympic appearances Galvin married Prince Georges-Henri de la Tour d’Auvergne Lauragais, from a French family with a centuries old noble background. She lived in Paris at the time of her 1964 appearance, but later settled in Santa Barbara, California where she was associated with Canrise Corporation as President.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 21 Roma Equestrianism Mixed Dressage, Individual United States USA 6
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Equestrianism Mixed Dressage, Individual United States USA 8
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Equestrianism Mixed Dressage, Team United States USA 4

Mixed Dressage, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Horse Phase Unit Rank PTS
1960 Summer 21 Roma Equestrianism United States Rath Patrick Final Standings 6 995
1960 Summer 21 Roma Equestrianism United States Rath Patrick Qualifying Round 6 995
1960 Summer 21 Roma Equestrianism United States Rath Patrick Qualifying Round Judge #1 7 330
1960 Summer 21 Roma Equestrianism United States Rath Patrick Qualifying Round Judge #2 10 312
1960 Summer 21 Roma Equestrianism United States Rath Patrick Qualifying Round Judge #3 5 353
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Equestrianism United States Rath Patrick Final Standings 8 783
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Equestrianism United States Rath Patrick Qualifying Round 8 783

Mixed Dressage, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Horse Phase Unit Rank PTS
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Equestrianism United States USA Rath Patrick Final Standings 4 783
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