Videos tagged with "medal"

Olympic Opening Ceremony 1956 Stockholm Equestrian Games (Amateur Footage) [02:23]
After the IOC awarded the Games of the XVIth Olympiad to Melbourne in Victoria, Australia they learned that Australian quarantine laws required a six-month quarantine period for horses entering the country. As the six-month quarantine made it impractical for competitors horses to be transported to Australia, this precluded Melbourne from being able to host the equestrian events at the 1956 Olympic Games. It was decided, actually in violation of the Olympic Charter, to contest separate Equestrian Olympic Games in Stockholm, Sweden, from 10 through 17 June 1956. At the 50th IOC Session in Athens on 13 May 1954, Stockholm was chosen to host the Equestrian Olympics over Paris, France; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Berlin, Germany; and Los Angeles, California, USA. The 1956 Equestrian Games were held without major political incidents, although some would occur a few months later and affect the Games in Melbourne in November. The opening ceremony was quite unusual as all competitors came in on their mounts, including the flag bearers. Hans Wikne brought the Olympic Flame into the stadium on horseback and lit the main torch. Karin Lindberg and Henry Eriksson held lighted torches, ran towards the stadium tower with the torches and lit flames there. Sweden's Henri Saint Cyr recited the oath of the athletes while on his horse, and later won two gold medals in individual and team dressage. This was matched by Germany's Hans Günter Winkler, who won gold medals in the individual and team ...
Tags: London 2012, Stockholm (City/Town/Village), Olympics, Track, Field, Horse, Beijing, Gold, Interview, Footage, Horses, Vancouver, Relay, World, Winter, Bolt, Team, Championships, Running, Medal, Sports, Phelps, Record, China, 100m, Fleetwood, Ceremony, Swi

Vincenzo - De Wiemselbach 2012 [02:17]
NUMERO UNO x EKSTEIN x LEGAAT x GOUDSMID KWPN 02.08795, 1.70m, bay, 2002 Breeder: L. Meulenberg, Guttecoven Vincenzo, the champion of the 2005 KWPN stallion approval, is a son of the highly respectable stallion Numero Uno, one of the leading sires in the World. Vincenzo is bred out of the keur mare Kyra (s. Ekstein) who had received high marks during her mare performance test. Kyra is a full sister to the international show jumping stallion Ivar and mother to the international show jumping horse Otto (s. Peter Pan) who jumped at 1.50m international level with Guy Williams. The breeding family is also well known. Out of this interesting line we know the approved stallion Toulon (s. Heartbreaker) and the international show jumping horses Illusion, Looping, Pontiac, Sundance Kid and Okidoki. The latter horse recently won the Team Gold medal at the 2006 World Equestrian Games in Aachen, Germany with Dutch rider Albert Zoer. In the past year Vincenzo has been one of the most successful KWPN stallions with victories in several national and international stallion competitions. Recently the stallion won the title Young Stallion 2008 at the Zwolle International Stallion Show. VINCENZO: KWPN STALLION CHAMPION 2005!
Tags: De, Wiemselbach, Hans, Daan, Horn, stables, riding, equestrian, horse, horses, stallion, breeding, breeders, best, best stallion, best stallions, top, sire, line, internationally, successful, show, jumpers, KWPN, studbook, Grand, Prix, Racing, team, besti

Mongolian boxer Badar-Uugan on BBC World Olympic Dreams. pt 2/2 [12:50]
Sangita Myska, a journalist of BBC, reports from Mongolia, a nation with a proud sporting heritage that is looking to build on its success at the Beijing Olympics. She meets the boxer who has moved from street fighting in the back streets of Ulaanbaatar to a gold medal in the Olympic boxing ring.
Tags: Mongolia, World Olympic Dreams, Badar uugan, Boxing, Ulaanbaatar, Olympics, Sport, Team, Gold Medal, BBC, Mongol, Sportsman, Wrestling, Horse racing, Horse, Genghis Khan, Today

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