GB showjumpers win thrilling gold
- From the section Olympics
Great Britain capture their first Olympic showjumping gold medal in 60 years, winning a dramatic jump-off against the Netherlands.
The two teams were tied on eight penalty points after the team competition, sending the event into a shoot-out over a shortened course.
And while two Dutch riders faltered, Nick Skelton, Ben Maher and Peter Charles all went clear to snatch gold.
Overnight leaders Saudi Arabia took the bronze with a score of 14 points.
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