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RIGOUTS Marc
Sport Eventing
NOC Belgium   
GenderMale
Born14 Oct 1958
Height1.83 m
Weight 79 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Lummen, BEL
General Interest
Most influential person in career His wife. (Athlete, 04 Jul 2012)
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He took up the sport in 1968.
International Debut
Year 1979
Competing for Belgium
Location Netherlands
Further Personal Information
Occupation Athlete, Coach
Languages Dutch, English, French, German
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto "Always try to become better by working harder." (Athlete, 04 Jul 2012)
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team Military Lummens: Belgium
Last Update
  21 Aug 2015
General Interest
Other information COACH
He was appointed coach of the Belgian eventing team in January 2005. Rigouts previously held the role during the 2000 and 2004 Olympic Games. He was also coach of the Korea eventing team at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, Korea. (horseandhound.co.uk, 31 Jan 2015; equnews.be, 27 Sep 2014)

Major Results
Olympic Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2012 OG-C London (GBR) DUNKAS A RET 10
World Equestrian Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
1990 1st WEG-C Stockholm (SWE) Citta EL 9
Continental Championships and Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2010 CH-M-YH-CCI1* Le Lion d'Angers (FRA) ULANO DE SLOZEN 7  
2010 CH-M-YH-CCI2* Le Lion d'Angers (FRA) CARRIEM VAN COLEN Z 14  
2009 CH-M-YH-CCI1* Le Lion d'Angers (FRA) CARRIEM VAN COLEN Z 16  

Current Results
Date Venue Competition Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
05.06.2013 to 09.06.2013 CCI1* Renswoude (NED)   RINGWOOD DIAMOND IMP 22  
28.07.2012 to 09.08.2012 Olympic Games-C London (GBR)   DUNKAS A   10
Abbreviation Meaning
DNF Did Not Finish
DNS Did Not Start
DNQ Did Not Qualify
DSQ Disqualified
FNR Finished No Rank
RET Retired
WDW Withdrawal






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