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Todd to lead NZ eventers in Rio

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 27/06/2016
Double gold medallist Sir Mark Todd © Press Association Double gold medallist Sir Mark Todd

Double gold medallist Sir Mark Todd will contest his eighth Olympics in Rio later this year, part of a five-strong New Zealand equestrian team named on Monday.

Todd, 60, has accumulated five Olympic medals and will become New Zealand's oldest Olympian at the Rio Games.

He will be joined by London 2012 bronze medal-winning eventing teammates Jonelle Price and Jock Paget, along with Clarke Johnstone,

Tim Price has been named travelling reserve, while Palmerston North's Julie Brougham will make her Olympic debut in dressage.

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