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Lamaze and Hickstead Jump to Gold

Lamaze and Hickstead Jump to Gold

August 21, 2008: Equestrian Eric Lamaze, riding Hickstead, wins gold in the individual jumping event at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing. It is Canada’s second ever Olympic gold in equestrian, coming 40 years after the first. It is also one of just two Olympic medals Canadian equestrians have won in individual events, 32 years after the last.

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