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2012 London Olympics: Great Britain Dominates Equestrian Grand Prix Special

Despite a strong showing from Stephen Peters of the United States, finishing in a tie for the sixth best score in the individual aspect of the Grand Prix Special for the Individual Dressage Equestrian event, the United States was unable to earn a medal in either the individual or team events.

Tina Konyot of Palm City, FL finished as the No. 25 rider of the 32 that competed in the Grand Prix Special on Tuesday, just ahead of fellow American Jan Ebeling who finished in the No. 28 spot. The United States finished sixth of seven in the team dressage.

Easily the most successful country in the event, though, was Great Britain. The hosts of the Olympics added three medals to their country's total, including two additional golds, after Charlotte Dujardin earned an individual gold and led the team to a gold as well. Two behind her with the bronze medal was fellow British rider Carl Hester.

Rounding out the podium was Netherlands rider Adelinde Cornelissen with the silver, who also helped the Netherlands equestrian team to a bronze medal in the Grand Prix Special. Earning the silver in the team dressage was Germany.

For a complete schedule of events and dates medals will be awarded, visit NBC Sports' official Olympic website. For complete coverage from the 2012 London Olympics, keep checking this StoryStream and visit SB Nation's Olympics hub.

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