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Mary King — British Olympic eventing team member

Mary, 47, has represented Britain in the last four Olympic Games, has won four team gold medals at World and European Championships and been crowned British Champion a record four times. She has two children, Emily and Freddie.

A fall in 2001 left Mary with a broken neck, luckily she made a full recovery and was able to continue her successful eventing career that has spanned over twenty years.

Mary King is sponsored by Volkwagen Touareg
Keep up to date with Mary’s Olympic diary

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Four-star achievements
1989 2nd at Badminton CCI**** with King Boris
1990 3rd at Badminton CCI**** with King Boris
1990 2nd at Burghley CCI**** with King Cuthbert and 4th with King Boris
1992 won Badminton CCI**** with King William
1994 2nd at Burghley CCI**** with King Kong and 4th with Star Appeal
1996 won Burghley CCI**** with Star Appeal
1997 2nd at Badminton CCI**** with Star Appeal
2000 won Badminton CCI**** with Star Appeal
2002 3rd at Burghley CCI**** with King Solomon III
2007 2nd at Pau CCI**** with Imperial Cavalier

Three-star achievements
1986 won Bramham CCI*** with King Cuthbert and 2nd with Silverstone
1988 2nd at Bramham CCI*** with King Cuthbert
1989 2nd at Rotherfield Park CCI 1989 with King Cuthbert
1993 3rd at Punchestown CCI*** with Star Appeal
1995 won Punchestown CCI*** with Star Appeal
1996 won Burghley CCI**** with Star Appeal
1996 won Blenheim CCI*** with King Solomon III
1997 won Saumur CCI*** with King Solomon III
1997 3rd at Blenheim CCI*** with King William
1997 won Achselschwang CCI*** with King Solomon III
2005 2nd at Kreuth CCI*** with Birthday Night
2006 3rd at Hartpury CIC*** with Cashel Bay
2006 3rd at Barbury CIC*** with Cashel Bay
2007 2nd at Pratoni del Vivaro*** with Call Again Cavalier
2007 3rd at Barbury Castle CIC*** with Call Again Cavalier
2007 won Chatsworth CCI*** with Call Again Cavalier
2008 3rd at Burnham Market CIC*** with Apache Sauce
2008 2nd at Belton Park CIC*** with Imperial Cavalier
2008 2nd at Bramham CCI*** with Kings Fancy

Other achievements
1990 won the British Open Championships at Gatcombe Park with King Boris
1991 won the British Open Championships at Gatcombe Park with King William
1991 Team Gold at the European Championships at Punchestown with King William
1992 9th at the Barcelona Olympic Games with King William
1994 Team Gold and Indivdual 4th at the World Equestrian Games at the Hague with King William
1995 2nd at the British Open Championships at Gatcombe Park with Star Appeal
1995 won the Scottish Open Championships at Thirlestane Castle with King William and was 2nd with Star Appeal
1995 Team Gold and Individual Bronze at the European Championships at Pratoni del Vivaro with King William
1996 12th Individual at the Atlanta Olympic Games with King William
1996 won the Scottish Open Championships at Thirlestane Castle with Star Appeal
1996 won the British Open Championships at Gatcombe Park with King William and was second with King Solomon III
1997 2nd at the British Open Championships at Gatcombe Park with King Solomon III and 3rd with Star Appeal
1997 3rd at the Scottish Open Championships at Thirlestane Castle with King Solomon III
1997 Team Gold and Individual 8th at the European Open Championships at Burghley with Star Appeal
2000 7th Individual at the Olympic Games in Sydney with Star Appeal
2003 3rd at the British Open Championships at Gatcombe Park with King Solomon III
2003 5that the European Championships at Punchestown with King Solomon III
2004 Team Silver Athens Olympic Games with King Solomon III
2006 Team Silver & Individual 24th at the World Equestrian Games in Aachen with Call Again Cavalier.

Mary King is sponsored by Volkwagen Touareg
Keep up to date with Mary’s Olympic diary

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