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Gina Smith

Full name: Gina Smith
Gender: Female
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: November 11, 1957 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Affiliations: Stall Linsenhoff, Kronberg im Taunus (GER) / Franklands Farm, Brockville (CAN)
Country: CAN Canada
Sport: Equestrianism

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Gina Smith took up equestrianism in 1969 and, by 1981, she was working under Cindy Neale-Ishoy. Three years later she made the Canadian national team and was reserve at the 1984 Summer Olympics, but did not compete in her first major international tournament until a 1986 precursor to the World Equestrian Games, where she finished fifth in the team dressage. Her next stop was the 1988 Olympic Games, where she won bronze in the team event (alongside Neale-Ishoy, Eva-Maria Pracht, and Ashley Nicoll-Holzer) and placed 12th individually. She enjoyed more success at the 1991 Pan American Games, where she earned gold in the team event with Nicoll-Holzer, Leslie Reid, and Lorraine Stubbs). She did not fare as well at the 1996 Summer Olympics, placing 10th in the team event alongside Leonie Bramall and Evi Strasser and 44th individually, but earned her first Canadian title the following year. She retired from active competition in the 2000s and is, as of 2012, the head trainer at Franklands Farms in Brockville, Ontario. Among many honors, she was named Saskatchewan Athlete of the Year and inducted into the Saskatoon Sports Hall of Fame in 1989.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Equestrianism Mixed Dressage, Individual Canada CAN 12
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Equestrianism Mixed Dressage, Team Canada CAN 3 Bronze
1996 Summer 38 Atlanta Equestrianism Mixed Dressage, Individual Canada CAN 44 DNQ
1996 Summer 38 Atlanta Equestrianism Mixed Dressage, Team Canada CAN 10

Mixed Dressage, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Horse Phase Unit Rank PTS %P RP
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Equestrianism Canada Malte Final Standings 12 1,326
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Equestrianism Canada Malte Final Round 12 1,326
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Equestrianism Canada Malte Final Round Judge #1 14 261
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Equestrianism Canada Malte Final Round Judge #2 18 259
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Equestrianism Canada Malte Final Round Judge #3 12 264
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Equestrianism Canada Malte Final Round Judge #4 6 275
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Equestrianism Canada Malte Final Round Judge #5 10T 267
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Equestrianism Canada Malte Qualifying Round 18 QU 1,298
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Equestrianism Canada Malte Qualifying Round Judge #1 17T 262
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Equestrianism Canada Malte Qualifying Round Judge #2 12 267
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Equestrianism Canada Malte Qualifying Round Judge #3 23T 254
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Equestrianism Canada Malte Qualifying Round Judge #4 24T 255
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Equestrianism Canada Malte Qualifying Round Judge #5 20T 260
1996 Summer 38 Atlanta Equestrianism Canada Faust Final Standings 44 DNQ 57.36
1996 Summer 38 Atlanta Equestrianism Canada Faust Round One 44 57.36 1,434

Mixed Dressage, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Horse Phase Unit Rank PTS
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Equestrianism Canada CAN Malte Final Standings 3 1,298
1996 Summer 38 Atlanta Equestrianism Canada CAN Faust Final Standings 10 1,434