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Andrew Hoy is Australia’s oldest Olympic medallist at 62 after equestrian silver

Eight-time Olympian Andrew Hoy has become Australia’s oldest Olympic medallist, winning a Tokyo 2020 silver medal as part of the equestrian eventing team on Monday.

The 62-year-old Hoy, plus teammates Shane Rose and Kevin McNab, finished second behind Great Britain in the equestrian team eventing discipline. The French team were narrowly behind in third.

Then just a couple of hours later, Hoy doubled his Tokyo 2020 tally with an individual bronze medal in the eventing jumping final. It takes Hoy’s overall Olympic medal tally to six: three gold, two silver and one bronze.

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Article written by Kieran Pender in Tokyo

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