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Braintree: Gold medal winner Ben Maher honed skills at town venue
11:00am Wednesday 8th August 2012 in Olympics
A gold medal winning Olympic showjumper honed his talents at a Braintree equestrian venue.
Ben Maher, 29, was part of the four-man team that won showjumping gold for Great Britain at Greenwich Park on Monday.
He was a regular competitor at the Towerlands Equestrian Centre, in Panfield Lane, Braintree, which he also used as a training venue.
Monday’s triumph was Britain’s first showjumping gold medal in 60 years.
Full story in the Braintree and Witham Times.