Isabell Werth dropped a bombshell when she announced to DPA (German Press Agency) that she will retire from competition sport after the 2024 Paris Olympic Games.
DPA published the article on Monday 13 September 2021 after a private interview with her at the 2021 European Dressage Championships in Hagen on the weekend.
Most Decorated Equestrian Athlete
Isabell Werth is the most decorated equestrian athlete in history.
Her international career started at the 1989 European Championships in Mondorf-Les-Bains, where she won team gold on Weingart. Her collection of medals includes 37 gold medals: seven at the Olympics, nine at the World Championships and 21 at the European Championships.
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