Icon Mary King ready

PUBLISHED: 10:32 08 August 2008 | UPDATED: 10:58 17 June 2010

SIDMOUTH S Mary King,whose glittering career has brought her the title of British Champion a record four times and she has represented Team GB at the last three Olympic Games, is just hours away from competing in the first of the equestrian eventing disciplines in the Beijing games which open today

SIDMOUTH'S Mary King,whose glittering career has brought her the title of British Champion a record four times and she has represented Team GB at the last three Olympic Games, is just hours away from competing in the first of the equestrian eventing disciplines in the Beijing games which open today.

She and her Olympic horse Call Again Cavalier are in Hong Kong where, tomorrow (Saturday), she competes in Day 1 of the team and individual eventing dressage (6.30am local time, BST 11pm).

In a career spanning almost 20 years, she has become one of British Eventing's icons.


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