Netherland horseman Anky Van Grunsven has won nine medals in the Olympics. He made history by completing a golden hat-trick at the 2004 Athens Olympics.
Anki van Grunswane is a veteran Olympic athlete from the Netherlands
There have been many players in the Olympic Games who have set an example with their spectacular comeback. The story of Anky Van Grunsven of the Netherlands is also similar. His journey as a horseman was not good in the beginning, but after this he not only proved his ability but also set an example of a spectacular comeback by achieving historical success for the country. He told that if you work hard with courage, then you have the power to reverse every situation.
From 1992 to 2012, Anki has participated in four Olympics in 20 years. During this time he won nine medals. There were five team events in nine medals, while four individual event medals were also held. At the same time, he won nine medals in the world championship. She became one of the most successful horsemen of the Netherlands.
The responsibility for the team was not played in the victory in 1988.
Anki was born in North Barabant, Netherlands. He started horse riding especially dressage (a form of horse riding) at the age of 12. Gradually she managed to make a name for herself in the country. She first participated in the Olympics in 1988. She then entered the team event of dressage. She brought the lowest points for her team. According to the rules, his points were not included in the team’s points. However, Anki was not disappointed by this but decided that she would live by winning medals for the country.
History was created by winning nine medals
After this, his Olympic medal journey started in 1992 when he won the silver medal for the first time in the team event. At the same time, she finished fourth in the individual event. The following year in 1996, he won the silver medal in team and individual events. In all these events, she landed with a horse bonfire. She last played with this horse at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney and won her first individual gold. After this, he won the gold medal in the same event in 2004 and 2008. She became the first horseman to complete a golden hat-trick.
Won medal in Olympic despite being pregnant
With her nine medals, she became the Olympic’s most successful equestrian. At one time, due to his low marks, he was not even considered a part of the team, he changed his destiny with his hard work. Not only the Olympics, but also in the World Championship and Dressage World Cup, he established such a dominance that no one could challenge him at that time. In 2004, when she started playing in the Olympics, she was pregnant. He married his child’s father and coach Janesan the following year. She again became a mother a year before the Beijing Olympics. At every turn in his life, he carried out his responsibilities but never took the game away from himself.