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Equestrianism at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games:

Mixed Dressage, Team

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Host City: Atlanta, United States
Venue(s): Georgia International Horse Park, Conyers, Georgia
Date Started: July 26, 1996
Date Finished: July 27, 1996
Format: Four rider teams. Top three scores count towards team total.

Gold: GER Germany
Silver: NED Netherlands
Bronze: USA United States

Summary

As always, Germany won, although it was much closer than it had been in 1992. That year the margin was almost 500 points over the Netherlands, and while the Dutch team finished second again, in 1996 they trailed by only 116 points. In fact, Dutch riders Anky van Grunsven] and [Sven Rothenberger placed 2-3 in the individual event. Rothenberger was born in Germany as were two of the riders for the third-placed American team, [Günter Seidel] and Steffen Peters. Germany would continue winning this event thru 2008.

Final Standings

Rank Team NOC Medal PTS
1 Germany GER Gold 5,553
2 Netherlands NED Silver 5,437
3 United States USA Bronze 5,309
4 France FRA 5,045
5 Sweden SWE 4,996
6 Switzerland SUI 4,893
7 Spain ESP 4,875
8 Great Britain GBR 4,761
9 Italy ITA 4,691
10 Canada CAN 4,509