Source: Xinhua

08-13-2008 07:40

Special Report:   2008 Beijing Olympic Games

HONG KONG, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- German rider Hinrich Romeike wonthe Olympic individual eventing gold medal in the three-day eventing at the Shatin Equestrian Venue here Tuesday night.

German rider Hinrich Romeike waves on the podium during the awarding ceremony for the individual eventing of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games equestrian events in the Olympic co-host city of Hong Kong, south China, Aug. 13, 2008. Hinrich Romeike won the gold medal with a total penalty of 54.20. (Xinhua)
German rider Hinrich Romeike waves on the podium 
during the awarding ceremony for the individual 
eventing of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games 
equestrian events in the Olympic co-host city 
of Hong Kong, south China, Aug. 13, 2008. Hinrich|
Romeike won the gold medal with a total penalty 
of 54.20. (Xinhua)

Romeike finished on 54.20 penalty points ahead of U.S. rider Gina Miles on 56.10 points. Kristina Cook of Great Britain secured third place on 57.40 points.

Prior to the final showdown of the individual eventing Tuesday night, Germany won the first Olympic Eventing Team gold medal.

Germany finished first on 166.10 penalty points with Australia came second on 171.20 points while Britain secured third place on 185.70 points.

Sweden placed fourth on 230.50 points while New Zealand ranked fifth on 240.90 points.

Three-day eventing combines the dressage, cross-country and jumps.


Editor:Wang Shuqin