Bernard Fonck
BEL

Bernard Fonck

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FEI Reining Seniors Ranking
24th

Bernard FONCK is a Belgian athlete and competes in Reining.

Age45
Competing forBelgium - BEL
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Statistics

Reining

Number of starts: 25
Number of wins: 5
Only the results from 01 January 2010 included
Discipline: Reining Born: 2008 Studbook: Sex: Stallion
Discipline: Reining Born: 2011 Studbook: Sex: Mare
Discipline: Reining Born: 2008 Studbook: Sex: Stallion Last Ride: 2017
Date Show Event Competition Obs. Height Horse Position Score
15/09/2018 Tryon NC WEG-R Final Indiv Competition What A Wave 1
12/09/2018 Tryon NC WEG-R Team Medals & Indiv Qualifier What A Wave 2
11/04/2018 Cremona CRI3* CRI3* What A Wave 7
Ranking/Standing Horse Rank Points
FEI Reining Seniors Ranking 24 29
Biography
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement Winning gold at the 2018 World Equestrian Games [WEG] in Tryon, NC, United States of America. (leperon.fr, 16 Sep 2018)
Most influential person in career National Reining Horse Association professional Tracy McReynolds. (nrha.com, 31 Dec 2012)
Famous relatives His wife Ann Fonck-Poels was part of the Belgian reining team that finished second at the World Equestrian Games [WEG] in both 2010 and 2014. (dequarter.nl, 06 Jul 2018; SportsDeskOnline, 02 Sep 2018)
Other information WEG FIRST
He became the first non-North American rider to win an individual gold medal in reining at the World Equestrian Games [WEG] when he claimed victory at the 2018 Games in Tryon, NC, United States of America. "I am very proud of what we [he and his horse What A Wave] have achieved. I knew we were capable of finishing among the top five, but this gold medal is a dream! I struggled to find the right connection with him, but once I did he gave me it all. I convinced his owners of letting me ride him at the Games. Now he will return to them." (fei.org, 15 Sep 2018; SportsDeskOnline, 17 Sep 2018)

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 Equestrian Games™
Gold medal - First Place
Silver medal - Second place
Bronze medal - Third place
Ranked