Hall of Fame - Andrew Nicholson

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Hall of Fame - Andrew Nicholson

Andrew Nicholson (born 1 August 1961 in Te Awamutu) is a New Zealand horseman who has been selected for nine Olympic Games. He won a gold medal at the 1990 World Equestrian Games in Stockholm, a silver at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona and a Bronze at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta. Born and raised in the Waikato Nicholson moved to England in the 1980s to further his equestrian career, where he currently works as a horse trainer.

Six Olympic Games (Andrew and Mark Todd are NZ's most capped Olympians from any sport)
Olympic team silver medal – 1992
Olympic team bronze medal – 1996
Six World Championships for NZ
World Championships team gold medal – 1990
World Championships individual bronze medal – 2010
World Championships team bronze medal - 2010
Won the 2011 British Open – and was second on his other mount
World Equestrian Festival (Aachen) silver team medal - 2010
Won Burghley 1995 and 2000
First ever non German to win the CICO3* - 2010
Former no. 1 ranked rider in International Equestrian Federation World Eventing
2011 No 1 British Eventing Rankings
2012 FEI Eventing Rider Rankings (as at 1 June 2012) – No 2
2011 FEI Eventing Rider Rankings – No 3
2011 season – won 4 3* events and podium placed in nearly every start
Winner of the British Premier League (2007)
1st 2013 Rolex Kentucky CCI4* aboard Quimbo
2013 2nd Badminton Horse Trials

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