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Mary Mairs-Chapot

Full name: Mary Wendy Ward Mairs-Chapot
Gender: Female
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 126 lbs (57 kg)
Born: June 20, 1944 in Pasadena, California, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Equestrianism

Related Olympians: Wife of Frank Chapot.

Biography

Mary Mairs competed at the 1964 Olympics, and with [Kathy Kusner], was one of the first two American women to compete in show jumping at the Olympics. After marrying [Frank Chapot] she returned in 1968. Mairs-Chapot won three medals and two golds at the Pan American Games, winning golds in both individual and team jumping in 1963 and a team jumping silver in 1967. She rode [Tomboy] at the 1963 Pan Ams and 1964 Olympics, but was on [White Lightning] in 1967-68. With Tomboy Mairs-Chapot won the first US Grand Prix, in 1965. During her career she rode on 22 winning Nations’ Cup squads, including wins at Imperial Cup, John Player Cup, and Queen Elizabeth Cup in England, in addition to wins at Lucerne, Essen, Wiesbaden, and Ostend. She won the Grand Prix at The National Horse Show in 1966 and 1968, and in 1963 was named American Horse Shows Association Horsewoman of the Year and Los Angeles Times Woman of the Year.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Equestrianism Mixed Jumping, Individual United States USA 33
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Equestrianism Mixed Jumping, Team United States USA 6
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Equestrianism Mixed Jumping, Team United States USA 4

Mixed Jumping, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Horse Phase Unit Rank F
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Equestrianism United States Tomboy Final Standings 33 56.75
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Equestrianism United States Tomboy Round One 38 44.50
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Equestrianism United States Tomboy Round Two 11T 12.25

Mixed Jumping, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Horse Phase Unit Rank F
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Equestrianism United States USA Tomboy Final Standings 6 56.75
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Equestrianism United States USA Tomboy Round One 9 70.75
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Equestrianism United States USA Tomboy Round Two 3 36.25
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Equestrianism United States USA White Lightning Final Standings 4 48.00
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Equestrianism United States USA White Lightning Round One 5 27.00
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Equestrianism United States USA White Lightning Round Two 3 21.00
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