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Germans Jessica von Bredow-Werndl, Isabell Werth take top two Dressage medals

Tokyo, Jul 28 (EFE).- Germany’s Jessica von Bredow-Werndl won Olympic gold on Wednesday in the individual dressage competition ahead of compatriot Isabell Werth, who took silver, the 52-year-old’s 12th medal.

Von Bredow-Werndl, riding TSF Dalera, dominated the event with a score of 91.732 points to get her first individual gold medal at Tokyo 2020 and her second overall after helping Team Germany win Olympic gold the previous day.

Werth settled for silver, falling one gold short of the record set by Germany’s most successful Olympic athlete, Birgit Fischer, who has won eight canoeing titles.

Werth has won seven gold and five silver in both individual and team events over the years. She ended her 7th Olympic Games with a score of 89.657 riding Bella Rose 2.

The bronze went to Britain’s Charlotte Dujardin with 88.543% riding Gio. She is Britain’s most decorated female Olympian  with six medals (three gold, one silver and two bronze). EFE


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