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Mark Phillips

Full name: Mark Anthony Peter Phillips
Gender: Male
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
Weight: 174 lbs (79 kg)
Born: September 22, 1948 in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, Great Britain
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Equestrianism

Related Olympians: Husband of Sandy Pflueger-Clarke; Husband (divorced) of HRH Princess Anne; Father of Zara Phillips.

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

Captain Mark Phillips of the 1st Queen’s Dragoon Guards was educated at Marlborough and the RMC Sandhurst. After being selected as a reserve for the 1968 Olympics, his first major success came in 1970 when he was a member of the British three-day event team that won the World Championship in Chicago. The following year he was on the winning team at the European championships and in 1972 he won an Olympic gold medal in München. He competed in the Olympics for a second time in 1988 and although forced to withdraw before the cross-country stage because his horse sustained a pulled muscle, he won a silver medal as the fourth member of the team. Phillips was a four-time champion at the Badminton Horse Trials – 1971-72, 74, and 1981. In 1973 Captain Phillips married HRH Princess Anne but they subsequently separated, and were divorced in 1992. He later married Sandy Pflueger, an American Olympic equestrienne. In 1974, he was appointed a CVO.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 23 München Equestrianism Mixed Three-Day Event, Individual Great Britain GBR 35
1972 Summer 23 München Equestrianism Mixed Three-Day Event, Team Great Britain GBR 1 Gold non-scoring
1988 Summer 39 Seoul Equestrianism Mixed Three-Day Event, Individual Great Britain GBR AC DNF
1988 Summer 39 Seoul Equestrianism Mixed Three-Day Event, Team Great Britain GBR 2 Silver non-scoring

Mixed Three-Day Event, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Horse Phase Unit Rank PTS JF TF SJF STP
1972 Summer 23 München Equestrianism Great Britain Great Ovation Final Standings 35 -134.33
1972 Summer 23 München Equestrianism Great Britain Great Ovation Dressage 3 -36.33
1972 Summer 23 München Equestrianism Great Britain Great Ovation Cross-Country 37 -134,33
1972 Summer 23 München Equestrianism Great Britain Great Ovation Jumping 1T 0.00 0 0.00
1988 Summer 39 Seoul Equestrianism Great Britain Cartier Final Standings AC DNF
1988 Summer 39 Seoul Equestrianism Great Britain Cartier Dressage 39 -78.20
1988 Summer 39 Seoul Equestrianism Great Britain Cartier Cross-Country AC DNF 0 0.0

Mixed Three-Day Event, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Horse Phase Unit Rank PTS
1972 Summer 23 München Equestrianism Great Britain GBR Great Ovation Final Standings 1 non-scoring -134.33
1972 Summer 23 München Equestrianism Great Britain GBR Great Ovation Dressage 4 -138.33
1972 Summer 23 München Equestrianism Great Britain GBR Great Ovation Cross-Country 1 non-scoring 267.20
1972 Summer 23 München Equestrianism Great Britain GBR Great Ovation Jumping 1 0.00
1988 Summer 39 Seoul Equestrianism Great Britain GBR Cartier Final Standings 2 non-scoring WD
1988 Summer 39 Seoul Equestrianism Great Britain GBR Cartier Dressage 2 non-scoring -78.20
1988 Summer 39 Seoul Equestrianism Great Britain GBR Cartier Cross-Country 3 non-scoring DNF