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Uli Kirchhoff

Full name: Ulrich Günter Hermann "Uli" Kirchhoff
Gender: Male
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Born: August 9, 1967 in Lohne (Oldenburg), Niedersachsen, Germany
Affiliations: ZRFV Borken, Borken, Nordrhein-Westfalen (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Equestrianism

Medals: 2 Gold (2 Total)

Biography

Uli Kirchhoff started his education at the age of 16 as a fully qualified groom at the stud farm of well-known rider Alwin Schockemöhle. Three years later he moved to the stud farm Damhus where he was responsible for 12 show jumper horses. He also worked for Franke Sloothaak in the 1980s. From 1994 he had the chance to ride Jus de Pommes. He celebrated his greatest success at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics when he won two gold medals in the individual and the team event in show jumping with this horse, but [Jus de Pommes] tragically died only two weeks after the Games. Through 2004 he did not take part in any competition, but then rode Carino and Caruso and had several wins through 2010, including the 2004 Grand Prix of Stuttgart, the 2004 Prix de Nations of Barcelona, the 2005 Prix de Nations of Hickstead and Dublin, the 2006 Prix de Nations of Dublin, and the 2010 Grand Prix of Augusta.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1996 Summer 28 Atlanta Equestrianism Mixed Jumping, Individual Germany GER 1 Gold
1996 Summer 28 Atlanta Equestrianism Mixed Jumping, Team Germany GER 1 Gold

Mixed Jumping, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Horse Phase Unit Rank F
1996 Summer 28 Atlanta Equestrianism Germany Jus de Pommes Final Standings 1 1.00
1996 Summer 28 Atlanta Equestrianism Germany Jus de Pommes Final Round 1 1.00
1996 Summer 28 Atlanta Equestrianism Germany Jus de Pommes Qualifying Round 5 QU 5.50
1996 Summer 28 Atlanta Equestrianism Germany Jus de Pommes Qualifying Round Round One 14T 4.00
1996 Summer 28 Atlanta Equestrianism Germany Jus de Pommes Qualifying Round Round Two 10 0.75
1996 Summer 28 Atlanta Equestrianism Germany Jus de Pommes Qualifying Round Round Three 12T 0.75

Mixed Jumping, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Horse Phase Unit Rank F
1996 Summer 28 Atlanta Equestrianism Germany GER Jus de Pommes Final Standings 1 1.50
1996 Summer 28 Atlanta Equestrianism Germany GER Jus de Pommes Round One 1 0.75
1996 Summer 28 Atlanta Equestrianism Germany GER Jus de Pommes Round Two 1 0.75