Dirk Schrade
GER

Dirk Schrade

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FEI Eventing World Athlete Rankings
120th

Dirk SCHRADE is a German athlete and competes in Eventing.

Age41
Competing forGermany - GER
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Statistics

Eventing

Number of starts: 329
Number of wins: 36
Only the results from 01 January 2010 included
Year2012
Individual Rank 26
Team Rank
Discipline: Eventing Born: 2009 Studbook: HOLST Sex: Gelding
Discipline: Eventing Born: 2010 Studbook: KWPN Sex: Gelding
Discipline: Born: 2008 Studbook: SF Sex: Gelding
Date Show Event Competition Obs. Height Horse Position Score
11/04/2019 Kreuth CCI2*-S CCI2*-S Section 1 Franky Four Fingers
11/04/2019 Kreuth CCI3*-S CCI3*-S Catelan 12
11/04/2019 Kreuth CCI3*-S CCI3*-S Unteam De La Cense 21
Ranking/Standing Horse Rank Points
FEI Eventing World Athlete Rankings 120 149
FEI Eventing Zone Rankings 59 149
Biography
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement Winning team gold at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (dirk-schrade.de, 22 Nov 2017)
Awards and honours He received the Silbernes Lorbeerblatt [Silver Laurel Leaf] in recognition of his team gold medal at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (bundespraesident.de, 07 Nov 2012)
Famous relatives His partner Johanna von Fircks has competed in dressage at international level. (dirk-schrade.de, 22 Nov 2017)
Other information STABLES
In June 2017 he announced that he and German equestrian jumper Christian Hess had bought an 84-stable equestrian facility together on the Radesford farm in Heidmuhlen, Germany. He moved to the property in November 2017. (dirk-schrade.de, 22 Nov 2017; horsetalk.co.nz, 15 Jun 2017)

CAREER CHOICE
After completing his military service at the Sports School of the German Armed Forces in Warendorf, he spent two years training as a banker. Six months later he realised that working in a bank was not what he wanted to do and he decided to take on a career as a professional event rider. He went back to Warendorf and did a trainee and master certificate in horse riding, before going on to work and train with Rudiger Schwarz. After 10 years at Warendorf he moved to Sprockhovel, where Matthias Otto Erley offered him the chance to rent facilities and start his own business. (dirk-schrade.de, 04 Jul 2017)

Medals description

Olympic Games
Gold medal - First place Gold medal - First place
Silver medal - Second place Silver medal - Second place
Bronze medal - Third place Bronze medal - Third place
Ranked Ranked
FEI World Championships
Gold medal - First Place
Silver medal - Second place
Bronze medal - Third place
Ranked