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Blyth Tait

Full name: Robert Blyth Tait
Gender: Male
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
Weight: 139 lbs (63 kg)
Born: May 10, 1961 in Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
Country: NZL New Zealand
Sport: Equestrianism

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver, 2 Bronze (4 Total)

Biography

New Zealand’s best known equestrian after Mark Todd, Blyth Tait competed in four Olympic Games for four medals – a gold in the individual three-day event in Atlanta, silver and bronze in the three-day event team in Barcelona and Atlanta, and bronze in the individual three-day event in Barcelona. He also won the world individual and team titles twice (1990 and 1998). Tait completed his competitive career in Athens in 2004 and in 2008, was New Zealand’s eventing manager. He was the New Zealand flagbearer in Sydney in 2000.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 31 Barcelona Equestrianism Mixed Three-Day Event, Individual New Zealand NZL 3 Bronze
1992 Summer 31 Barcelona Equestrianism Mixed Three-Day Event, Team New Zealand NZL 2 Silver
1996 Summer 35 Atlanta Equestrianism Mixed Three-Day Event, Individual New Zealand NZL 1 Gold
1996 Summer 35 Atlanta Equestrianism Mixed Three-Day Event, Team New Zealand NZL 3 Bronze
2000 Summer 39 Sydney Equestrianism Mixed Three-Day Event, Individual New Zealand NZL AC DNF
2000 Summer 39 Sydney Equestrianism Mixed Three-Day Event, Team New Zealand NZL 8
2004 Summer 43 Athina Equestrianism Mixed Three-Day Event, Individual New Zealand NZL 18
2004 Summer 43 Athina Equestrianism Mixed Three-Day Event, Team New Zealand NZL 5

Mixed Three-Day Event, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Horse Phase Unit Rank PTS SJF STP CCJF CCTP JF TF JP TP T
1992 Summer 31 Barcelona Equestrianism New Zealand Messiah Final Standings 3 -87.60
1992 Summer 31 Barcelona Equestrianism New Zealand Messiah Dressage 70 -78.80
1992 Summer 31 Barcelona Equestrianism New Zealand Messiah Cross-Country 2 -8.80
1992 Summer 31 Barcelona Equestrianism New Zealand Messiah Jumping 1T 0.00
1996 Summer 35 Atlanta Equestrianism New Zealand Ready Teddy Final Standings 1 -56.80
1996 Summer 35 Atlanta Equestrianism New Zealand Ready Teddy Dressage 15T -51.60
1996 Summer 35 Atlanta Equestrianism New Zealand Ready Teddy Cross-Country 1 -5.20 0 0.0 0 -5,2
1996 Summer 35 Atlanta Equestrianism New Zealand Ready Teddy Jumping 1T 0.00 0 0.00
2000 Summer 39 Sydney Equestrianism New Zealand Welton Envoy Final Standings AC DNF
2000 Summer 39 Sydney Equestrianism New Zealand Welton Envoy Dressage 7 -40.80
2000 Summer 39 Sydney Equestrianism New Zealand Welton Envoy Cross-Country AC DNF 0 0.00 -20
2004 Summer 43 Athina Equestrianism New Zealand Ready Teddy Final Standings 18 -73.0
2004 Summer 43 Athina Equestrianism New Zealand Ready Teddy Dressage 53T -63.8
2004 Summer 43 Athina Equestrianism New Zealand Ready Teddy Cross-Country 18T -1.2 0.0 -1.2 9:49
2004 Summer 43 Athina Equestrianism New Zealand Ready Teddy Jumping Round One 12T -4.0
2004 Summer 43 Athina Equestrianism New Zealand Ready Teddy Jumping Round Two 3T -4.0 -4.0 0.0

Mixed Three-Day Event, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Horse Phase Unit Rank PTS
1992 Summer 31 Barcelona Equestrianism New Zealand NZL Messiah Final Standings 2 -87.60
1992 Summer 31 Barcelona Equestrianism New Zealand NZL Messiah Dressage 4 non-scoring -78.80
1992 Summer 31 Barcelona Equestrianism New Zealand NZL Messiah Cross-Country 1 -8.80
1992 Summer 31 Barcelona Equestrianism New Zealand NZL Messiah Jumping 13T 0.00
1996 Summer 35 Atlanta Equestrianism New Zealand NZL Chesterfield Final Standings 3 -70.10
1996 Summer 35 Atlanta Equestrianism New Zealand NZL Chesterfield Dressage 3 non-scoring -48.80
1996 Summer 35 Atlanta Equestrianism New Zealand NZL Chesterfield Cross-Country 4 -20.80
1996 Summer 35 Atlanta Equestrianism New Zealand NZL Chesterfield Jumping 1 -0.50
2000 Summer 39 Sydney Equestrianism New Zealand NZL Ready Teddy Final Standings 8 DNF
2000 Summer 39 Sydney Equestrianism New Zealand NZL Ready Teddy Dressage 5 -52.00
2000 Summer 39 Sydney Equestrianism New Zealand NZL Ready Teddy Cross-Country 1 0.00
2004 Summer 43 Athina Equestrianism New Zealand NZL Ready Teddy Final Standings 5 -69.0
2004 Summer 43 Athina Equestrianism New Zealand NZL Ready Teddy Dressage 6 non-scoring -63.8
2004 Summer 43 Athina Equestrianism New Zealand NZL Ready Teddy Cross-Country 1T non-scoring -1.2
2004 Summer 43 Athina Equestrianism New Zealand NZL Ready Teddy Jumping 4T -4.0