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PEN Elaine
Sport Eventing
NOC Netherlands   
GenderFemale
Born02 Feb 1990 in Leiden, NED
Height1.65 m
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Leiden, NED
Higher education Law - Leiden University: Netherlands
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport? Her mother was experienced in dressage and introduced her to equestrian sport.
Name of coach Martin Lips [national], NED
Further Personal Information
Occupation Athlete, Student
Languages Dutch, English
General Interest
Injuries She was involved a serious fall in September 2014, which led to her experiencing headaches, dizziness and nausea. She attempted to continue riding but in May 2015, she took a break from competition with the intention of returning in January 2016. (horses.nl, 04 Nov 2015)

She suffered whiplash and a concussion after falling off her horse in October 2012. (dehoefslag.nl, 19 Jan 2013)
Famous relatives Her father Wolter was a reserve for the Dutch modern pentathlon team at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich. Her mother Helene Aubert represented the Netherlands in dressage. (Facebook page, 02 Feb 2016; elainepen.nl, 01 Feb 2014)
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She first rode with her mother as a baby. She entered her first eventing competition at age 10.
Last Update
  03 Feb 2016
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement Competing at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, and winning the 2012 Dutch Championships in Boekelo. (elainepen.nl, 01 Feb 2014)
Awards and honours She was named the 2011 Rabo Talent of the Year in the Netherlands. (zie.nl, 12 Jan 2012)

Major Results
Olympic Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2012 OG-C London (GBR) VIRA EL 11
Continental Championships and Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2013 CH-EU-C3* Malmö (SWE) VIRA WD 9
2011 CH-EU-C3* Luhmühlen (GER) VIRA 14 7
2010 CH-EU-Y-C2* Pardubice (CZE) VIRA 10 11
2008 CH-EU-J-C1* Thirlestane (GBR) STARLIGHT’S RONDEEL 55 10
2007 CH-EU-J-C1* Avenches (SUI) SMOKE 56 8
2006 CH-EU-P-C2* Saumur (FRA) STARLIGHT’S RONDEEL 44 7
2004 CH-EU-P-C2* Jaszkowo (POL) NEJON STAR 19 8

Current Results
Date Venue Competition Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
26.06.2014 to 29.06.2014 CICO3*-NC Strzegom (POL)   UNDERCOVER 6 3
26.06.2014 to 29.06.2014 CIC2* Strzegom (POL)   ARISTOCRAAT 10  
12.06.2014 to 15.06.2014 CCI4* Luhmühlen (GER)   VIRA 5  
12.06.2014 to 15.06.2014 CIC3* Luhmühlen (GER)   DOSTOWJESKI 7  
23.05.2014 to 24.05.2014 CIC1* Maarsbergen (NED)   ARISTOCRAAT 1  
23.05.2014 to 24.05.2014 CIC1* Maarsbergen (NED)   CHIVERS 30  
08.05.2014 to 11.05.2014 CIC1* Marbach (GER)   UNDERCOVER 10  
08.05.2014 to 11.05.2014 CIC3* Marbach (GER)   VIRA 12  
25.04.2014 to 27.04.2014 CIC1* Oudkarspel (NED)   ARISTOCRAAT 3  
19.03.2014 to 23.03.2014 CICO3*-NC Fontainebleau (FRA)   VIRA 1 2
19.03.2014 to 23.03.2014 CICO3*-NC Fontainebleau (FRA)   UNDERCOVER 9  
06.03.2014 to 09.03.2014 CIC3* Barroca d'Alva (POR)   DOSTOWJESKI 1  
06.03.2014 to 09.03.2014 CCI1* Barroca d'Alva (POR)   ARISTOCRAAT 16  
27.02.2014 to 02.03.2014 CIC1* Barroca d'Alva (POR)   ARISTOCRAAT 2  
20.02.2014 to 23.02.2014 CIC1* Vale Sabroso (POR)   DOSTOWJESKI 1  
20.02.2014 to 23.02.2014 CIC2* Vale Sabroso (POR)   VIRA 2  
20.02.2014 to 23.02.2014 CIC2* Vale Sabroso (POR)   UNDERCOVER 5  
20.09.2013 to 22.09.2013 CIC2* Varsseveld (NED)   UNDERCOVER 3  
04.09.2013 to 08.09.2013 CIC3* Breda (NED)   UNDERCOVER EL  
29.08.2013 to 01.09.2013 CH-EU-C3* Malmö (SWE)   VIRA WD 9
24.08.2013 to 25.08.2013 CIC2* Helvoirt (NED)   UNDERCOVER 4  
05.06.2013 to 09.06.2013 CIC3* Renswoude (NED)   VIRA 1  
05.06.2013 to 09.06.2013 CIC3* Renswoude (NED)   UNDERCOVER 4  
05.06.2013 to 09.06.2013 CCI1* Renswoude (NED)   ARISTOCRAAT 51  
24.05.2013 to 25.05.2013 CIC2* Maarsbergen (NED)   DOSTOWJESKI 2  
24.05.2013 to 25.05.2013 CIC1* Maarsbergen (NED)   ARISTOCRAAT 6  
17.05.2013 to 20.05.2013 CIC3* Wiesbaden (GER)   VIRA 14  
17.05.2013 to 20.05.2013 CIC3* Wiesbaden (GER)   UNDERCOVER 22  
03.05.2013 to 05.05.2013 CIC1* Everswinkel (GER)   DOSTOWJESKI 4  
03.05.2013 to 05.05.2013 CIC1* Everswinkel (GER)   ARISTOCRAAT EL  
21.03.2013 to 24.03.2013 CICO3* Fontainebleau (FRA)   VIRA 12 4
21.03.2013 to 24.03.2013 CIC1* Fontainebleau (FRA)   UNDERCOVER 20  
21.03.2013 to 24.03.2013 CIC1* Fontainebleau (FRA)   ARISTOCRAAT 65  
11.10.2012 to 14.10.2012 CCIO3*-NC Boekelo (NED)   VIRA   4
28.07.2012 to 09.08.2012 Olympic Games-C London (GBR)   VIRA   11
22.03.2012 to 25.03.2012 CICO3*-NC Fontainebleau (FRA)   VIRA   2
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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