Japanese Dressage Rider Hiroshi Hoketsu (70) Will Be the Oldest Olympic competitor In London


Check out DressageDaily.com and HorsesDaily.com growing list of pre-Olympic coverage of the selection trials as well as human interest stories from the U.S., Canada and Europe as edge grow closer to the 2012 London Olympic Games July 27-August 12, 2012! At the Olympic Games in 2008, Japanese dressage rider Hiroshi Hoketsu,  was the oldest competitor. He willl repeat this record again at the coming Olympic Games in London next summer. Hiroshi Hoketsu will celebrate his 71st birthday at the end of March. Hoketsu is still going strong. Find his most recent winning Grand Prix Special result of last week in French Vidauban (72,53%) and his runner up score in Grand Prix (69,06%) at dressagedirect’s website. Those last convincing results got him at the top to represent the Asia-region. 




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