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The Americans rallied for third, when Christine Traurig, the final rider in the competition, tallied 1746 points - just 17 points more than she needed.
Atlanta, 1996 At the 1996 Games, the host United States was the only country to win a medal in all three team events. also added silver in team jumping and bronze in the team dressage.
It was a disappointing showing for the Americans who, for the first time since the 1956 Olympics when they did not participate, left the Games empty handed.
In the official Olympic equestrian competition, the Soviet Union won eight medals, more than half of its all-time total in the sport (15).
Overcoming the Georgia heat -- with huge misting fans and extra horse trainers on hand for the endurance leg -- the Americans claimed silver in eventing. Barcelona, 1992 There was individual parity in Barcelona with seven equestrian riders claiming two medals apiece, but Germany once again dominated with seven medals.
Seoul, 1988 The West Germans won all three team competitions, marking the first time since 1936 that a nation turned that hat trick in a non-boycotted Olympics.
Sydney, 2000 American David O'Connor, a 38-year-old who claimed silver (1996) and bronze (2000) in team eventing competitions, became the first American gold medallist in individual eventing since Edmund "Tad" Coffin in 1976.
Germany captured its fifth consecutive Olympic title in team dressage, and sixth in as many attempts dating back to 1976 (West Germany boycotted in 1980).
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His attendance ensured Australia would win the gold medal.