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MESPLES Denis
Sport Eventing
NOC France   
GenderMale
Born21 May 1963 in Désertines, FRA
Height1.74 m
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Languages English, French
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport? His mother would take him to a Pony Club once a week when he was younger. From there he became passionate about horses.
When and where did you begin this sport? He took up the sport in 1971 in Dourdan, France.
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto "Let the fence come to you." (Athlete, 04 Jul 2012)
Last Update
  17 Oct 2022
General Interest
Injuries He required stitches to a cut he sustained at the 2016 Burghley Horse Trials in England. (leperon.fr, 01 Sep 2016)

Major Results
Olympic Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2012 OG-C London (GBR) OREGON DE LA VIGNE 50 8
Continental Championships and Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2007 CH-M-YH-CCI2* Le Lion d'Angers (FRA) MAHOGANY EL  
2001 CH-EU-C3* Pau (FRA) VANPIRE 13 2
World Cup Final
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2005 CIC-W Final Malmö (SWE) VANPIRE 23  
2004 CIC-W Final Pau (FRA) VANPIRE 15  
Other Events
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2013 CCI4*-HSBC Burghley (GBR) OREGON DE LA VIGNE 23  
2013 CCI4*-HSBC Badminton (GBR) OREGON DE LA VIGNE 42  
2012 CCI4*-HSBC Pau (FRA) OREGON DE LA VIGNE 12  
2011 CCI4*-HSBC Pau (FRA) MAESTRO DU HAMEL 30  
2010 CCI4*-HSBC Pau (FRA) MAESTRO DU HAMEL 25  

Current Results
Date Venue Competition Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
05.06.2014 to 08.06.2014 CCI3* Bramham (GBR)   OREGON DE LA VIGNE 25  
05.06.2014 to 08.06.2014 CCI3* Bramham (GBR)   OLIPPER SCHERVIL 32  
17.05.2014 to 18.05.2014 CIC3* Chatsworth (GBR)   OLIPPER SCHERVIL RET  
08.05.2014 to 11.05.2014 CCI4* Badminton (GBR)   OREGON DE LA VIGNE EL  
19.03.2014 to 23.03.2014 CICO3*-NC Fontainebleau (FRA)   OREGON DE LA VIGNE 27  
12.09.2013 to 15.09.2013 CCI3* Blenheim (GBR)   OLIPPER SCHERVIL 14  
05.09.2013 to 08.09.2013 CCI4*-HSBC Burghley (GBR)   OREGON DE LA VIGNE 22  
21.08.2013 to 25.08.2013 CIC3* Le Pin au Haras (FRA)   OLIPPER SCHERVIL 5  
21.08.2013 to 25.08.2013 CIC3* Le Pin au Haras (FRA)   MAHOGANY EL  
15.08.2013 to 18.08.2013 CCI2* Le Pin au Haras (FRA)   OREGON DE LA VIGNE 22  
20.06.2013 to 23.06.2013 CIC3* Arville (BEL)   OLIPPER SCHERVIL 5  
20.06.2013 to 23.06.2013 CIC3* Arville (BEL)   OREGON DE LA VIGNE 7  
17.05.2013 to 20.05.2013 CIC3* Sandillon (FRA)   OLIPPER SCHERVIL 2  
17.05.2013 to 20.05.2013 CIC3* Sandillon (FRA)   MAHOGANY RET  
03.05.2013 to 06.05.2013 CCI4*-HSBC Badminton (GBR)   OREGON DE LA VIGNE 42  
21.03.2013 to 24.03.2013 CICO3* Fontainebleau (FRA)   OREGON DE LA VIGNE 25 2
21.03.2013 to 24.03.2013 CICO3* Fontainebleau (FRA)   OLIPPER SCHERVIL 49  
28.07.2012 to 09.08.2012 Olympic Games-C London (GBR)   OREGON DE LA VIGNE   8
03.07.2012 to 08.07.2012 CICO3*-NC Aachen (GER)   OLIPPER SCHERVIL   5
24.05.2012 to 27.05.2012 CICO3*-NC Houghton Hall (GBR)   OREGON DE LA VIGNE   5
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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