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Andrew Hoy and Rutherglen compete at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
|Full name||Andrew James Hoy|
|Born||8 February 1959
Culcairn, New South Wales
Andrew James Hoy, OAM (born 8 February 1959 in Culcairn, New South Wales) is an Australian equestrian rider. He has won six Olympic medals: three gold, two silvers and one bronze. He has competed in eight Olympic games, which is an Australian record; and at the 2020 Summer Olympics he was 62 years old, making him Australia's oldest ever male Olympian. After winning two medals in Tokyo, he did not rule out trying for future Olympic teams.
Hoy was inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame in 2000.
Andrew and his ex-wife Bettina Hoy, who competed at the Olympic level for Germany, lived for 12 years in Gloucestershire, at the Gatcombe Park estate of The Princess Royal. The Hoys were the only married couple that has ever competed against each other in different teams for the same Olympic medals. In January 2009, the couple moved to the DOKR (Deutsches Olympia Kommitee für Reiterei) in Warendorf, Germany. In June 2010 Andrew Hoy moved to Farley Estate in the UK, and then to Wiltshire. In November 2011, Bettina publicly announced their separation. She handed her ride, Lanfranco TSF to her former husband, Andrew Hoy, under the terms of their divorce agreement. In 2013, Hoy and partner Stefanie Strobl moved to Somerby, Leicestershire. Hoy and Strobl have a daughter and son.
At the 2020 Summer Olympics he rode David and Paula Evans' 12-year-old Anglo-Arab Vassily de Lassos.
CCI 5* Results
|2002||8th (Darien Powers)||4th (Mr. Pracatan)|
|2003||7th (Mr. Pracatan)
|9th (Master Monarch)|
|2004||5th (Mr. Pracatan)|| (Moonfleet)
4th (Master Monarch)
|2005||8th (Exquis Yeoman's Point)
| (Master Monarch)
6th (Mr. Pracatan)
|11th (Moonfleet)||6th (Mr. Pracatan)
WD (Master Monarch)
|2006|| (Master Monarch)
9th (Exquis Yeoman's Point)
15th (Mr. Pracatan)
|12th (Classy Touch)|| (Moonfleet)
5th (Mr. Pracatan)
|2007||14th (Classy Touch)||(Master Monarch)||WD (Exquis Yeoman's Point)|
|2008||EL (Moonfleet)||4th (Moonfleet)||RET (Moonfleet)||6th (Moonfleet)|
|2009||EL (Grand Joca)|
|2010-2011||Did not participate|
|2012||17th (Rutherglen)||6th (Rutherglen)|
|2014||11th (Rutherglen)||RET (Rutherglen)|
|RET (Algebra)||EL (Rutherglen)|
|2016||11th (Rutherglen)||20th (Rutherglen)
EL (The Blue Frontier)
EL (The Blue Frontier)
|37th (The Blue Frontier)|
|EL = Eliminated; RET = Retired; WD = Withdrew|
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