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Champ Hough

Full name: Charles Gordon "Champ" Hough, Jr.
Gender: Male
Born: May 3, 1934 in San Diego, California, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Equestrianism

Related Olympians: Father of Lauren Hough.

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Charles Hough was the youngest US rider and the leading American eventer at the 1952 Olympics, placing ninth in the individual event. He grew up in Burbank, California riding horses. Hough later entered the horse business, operating his own show barn in Northern California for 27 years. He later moved to Ocala, Florida where he worked in the race horse industry. Hough used to write the “Conformation Clinic” column for Practical Horseman magazine. His daughter, [Lauren Hough], competed in jumping for the United States at the 2000 Olympics.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 18 Helsinki Equestrianism Men's Three-Day Event, Individual United States USA 9
1952 Summer 18 Helsinki Equestrianism Men's Three-Day Event, Team United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's Three-Day Event, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Horse Phase Unit Rank PTS R/P/F P STP CCTP JF TF
1952 Summer 18 Helsinki Equestrianism United States Cassivellannus Final Standings 9 -70.66
1952 Summer 18 Helsinki Equestrianism United States Cassivellannus Dressage 7 -111.66
1952 Summer 18 Helsinki Equestrianism United States Cassivellannus Cross-Country 11 51.00 0 36 15
1952 Summer 18 Helsinki Equestrianism United States Cassivellannus Jumping 10T -10.00 10 0.00

Men's Three-Day Event, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Horse Phase Unit Rank PTS
1952 Summer 18 Helsinki Equestrianism United States USA Cassivellannus Final Standings 3 -70.66
1952 Summer 18 Helsinki Equestrianism United States USA Cassivellannus Dressage 12 -431.16
1952 Summer 18 Helsinki Equestrianism United States USA Cassivellannus Cross-Country 4 -116.00
1952 Summer 18 Helsinki Equestrianism United States USA Cassivellannus Jumping 3 -40.00
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