Mervyn Bennett

1944 -

Dual Olympian Merv Bennett joined Denis Pigott, Bill Roycroft and Wayne Roycroft in winning a bronze medal in equestrian’s three-day event in 1976. Bennett, riding Regal Reign, enjoyed a fine Olympics in Montreal, also placing 12th in the three-day individual event. Eight years later, Bennett and Regal Reign returned to the Olympics arena in Los Angeles, placing fifth in the team event and 19th in the individual event.

Olympic Results

1984 Los Angeles

Individual - Open
Final (Riding Regal Reign) 87.40 (19th)
Final Placing 19 / 48
Team - Open
Final 258.40 (5th)
Final Placing 5 / 11

1976 Montreal

Individual - Open
Final (Riding Regal Reign) 206.4pts 12th
Final Placing 12 / 49
Team - Open
Final Bennett - (Riding Regal Reign), Piggott - (Riding Hillstead), Roycroft W - (Riding Laurenson), Roycroft J - (Riding Version) 599.54pts 3rd
Final Placing 3 / 12