Denis Piggott

1946 -

Denis Pigott joined Merv Bennett, Bill Roycroft and Wayne Roycroft to win a bronze medal in equestrian’s team three-day event in 1976. Pigott, riding Hillstead, also placed 20th in the individual three-day event. The team event has become one of Australia’s most popular Olympic events, with a number of medals being won since 1960. The equestrian medal was one of only five medals won by Australia in Montreal.

Olympic Results

1976 Montreal

Individual - Open
Final (Riding Hillstead) 246.51pts 20th
Final Placing 20 / 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