Charlotte Dujardin made historical past on the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday after profitable bronze within the particular person dressage noticed her develop into probably the most adorned British feminine Olympian – as she gained a sixth medal.
Dujardin got here into the occasion having simply gained a record-equalling fifth medal with one other bronze within the crew dressage remaining – however now she has entered a league of her personal after an completed show with new horse Gio.
She completed with a complete rating of 88.543 per cent ending behind Germany’s Isabell Werth on 89.657 per cent, who claimed silver, and compatriot Jessica Von Bredow-Werndl on 91.732 per cent – which was sufficient for the gold medal.
Charlotte Dujardin made Olympics historical past after claiming bronze within the particular person dressage
She is now probably the most adorned British feminine athlete after choosing up a file sixth medal
She was overwhelmed by Germans Jessica Von Bredow-Werndl (pictured) and Isabel Werth
Whereas her nine-year reign as Olympic particular person dressage champion ended on one other evening of German domination, a podium end noticed her break the file of 5 Olympic medals she collectively held with rower Dame Katherine Grainger and tennis participant Kitty Godfree.
It was a outstanding efficiency by 36-year-old Dujardin, given her horse was contesting its first main championship.
She gained double gold at London 2012, then particular person gold and crew silver in Rio, earlier than gathering two bronze medals in Tokyo
This week she had gained Tokyo crew bronze with Carl Hester and Charlotte Fry, with Hester and En Vogue ending eighth individually, and Fry on Everdale in thirteenth.