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Mieko Yagi

Full name: Mieko Yagi
Original name: 八木 三枝子
Gender: Female
Height: 5-2.5 (160 cm)
Weight: 117 lbs (53 kg)
Born: June 9, 1950 in Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Died: November 24, 2015
Country: JPN Japan
Sport: Equestrianism

Biography

Mieko Yagi was the most successful Japanese dressage rider of all-time. She was an 11-time national champion, although she only started her dressage career internationally in 1995, at the Open European Championship in Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg when she was 45-years-old. Through 2015 she is the only Japanese dressage rider to make the World Cup Final, which she did in 1998. Yagi also competed at the 2008 Olympics and the World Equestrian Games. Her career was in real estate, running the company Taiso, which she took over from her father.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
2008 Summer 58 Beijing Equestrianism Mixed Dressage, Individual Japan JPN 41
2008 Summer 58 Beijing Equestrianism Mixed Dressage, Team Dow Jones JPN 9

Mixed Dressage, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Horse Phase Unit Rank TP
2008 Summer 58 Beijing Equestrianism Japan Dow Jones Final Standings 41
2008 Summer 58 Beijing Equestrianism Japan Dow Jones Round One (Grand Prix) 41 60,167
2008 Summer 58 Beijing Equestrianism Japan Dow Jones Round One (Grand Prix) Judge One 41 59,375
2008 Summer 58 Beijing Equestrianism Japan Dow Jones Round One (Grand Prix) Judge Two 35T 62,292
2008 Summer 58 Beijing Equestrianism Japan Dow Jones Round One (Grand Prix) Judge Three 44T 57,083
2008 Summer 58 Beijing Equestrianism Japan Dow Jones Round One (Grand Prix) Judge Four 43 59,792
2008 Summer 58 Beijing Equestrianism Japan Dow Jones Round One (Grand Prix) Judge Five 38T 62,292

Mixed Dressage, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Horse Phase Unit Rank TP IP
2008 Summer 58 Beijing Equestrianism Dow Jones JPN Dow Jones Final Standings 9 60,653 60,167
2008 Summer 58 Beijing Equestrianism Dow Jones JPN Dow Jones Final Round (Grand Prix) Judge One 9 180,625 59,375
2008 Summer 58 Beijing Equestrianism Dow Jones JPN Dow Jones Final Round (Grand Prix) Judge Two 9 184,375 62,292
2008 Summer 58 Beijing Equestrianism Dow Jones JPN Dow Jones Final Round (Grand Prix) Judge Three 9 178,333 57,083
2008 Summer 58 Beijing Equestrianism Dow Jones JPN Dow Jones Final Round (Grand Prix) Judge Four 9 181,042 59,792
2008 Summer 58 Beijing Equestrianism Dow Jones JPN Dow Jones Final Round (Grand Prix) Judge Five 9 185,417 62,292
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