Margs Carline

New Zealand Olympian: 560

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Palmerston North equestrian rider Marges Knighton, aboard Enterprise, enjoyed an outstanding domestic season in 1988, and headed off some strong contenders to win selection for the New Zealand equestrian three-day eventing team for the 1988 Seoul Olympics.

In testingly hot conditions at Seoul, the New Zealand team – Tinks Pottinger, Mark Todd, Andrew Bennie and Knighton (or Marges Carline as she is now) finished behind West Germany and Great Britain, but were a comfortable third, nearly 120 points ahead of fourth-placed Poland.

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