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Date of Birth: 03/05/60
Place of Birth: New Westminster, BC
Hometown: Guelph, ON
 Bruce Mandeville replaces Kelli McMullen-Temple of Toronto as one of two Canadian representatives in the individual three day event competition at the 2000 Olympic Games.

  At the final inspection of the Olympic horses, it was discovered that McMullen-Temple's Olympic horse, Kilkenny, had an abscess in his right foot. Although McMullen-Temple requested a 24-hour grace period, it was denied due to time constraints.

  Mandeville's horse, Larissa, a 10-year-old chestnut Canadian-bred Trakehner mare, had undergone the required two-week quarantine period and boarded the flight for Sydney from New York on August 22.

  Mandeville first discovered three day eventing at age 13 while training with Canadian Olympian Nick-Holmes-Smith. He was also a competitive skier and won two B.C., slalom championships as a teenager. Following high school, Bruce abandoned sports to pursue his studies. He earned three french diplomas from Universite Sorbonne in Paris, including a bachelor of commerce and his law degree.

  He returned to riding after school and has enjoyed a successful competitive career including participation at the 1994 World Equestrian Games and the 1999 Pan American Games. He also competes in dressage.

2000 Games
Sept. 22: Individual Three-Day Event: Bruce Mandeville, riding Larissa, finished 22nd overall.
Sept. 21: Individual Three-Day Event: Bruce Mandeville, New Westminster, B.C., on Larissa, was 24th overall.
Sept. 20: Individual Three-Day Event: Bruce Mandeville, New Westminster, B.C., on Larissa, was 33rd.

Photos
Canada's Bruce Mandeville and Larissa
Through the water jump


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