Olympic Eventing: Germans Win Team Gold, U.S. Rider Gets Silver

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Australia took the early lead in the 2008 Olympic eventing team competition, winning the dressage phase with strong performances. But the German team surpassed the Aussies on cross-country and refused to relinquish the lead, remaining in front after the jumping phase to clinch the first equestrian gold medal awarded at these Hong Kong Games.

Fast, clean cross-country rounds moved German

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