British show jumper Nick Skelton has become Britain's second-oldest Olympic gold medallist in his seventh Games.  The 58-year-old, who initially retired 16 years ago after breaking his neck in two places, claimed individual gold after a six-way jump-off.  It is Britain's first individual show jumping medal since Anne Moore's silver in 1972, and adds to Skelton's gold in the team event at London 2012.

Rio Olympics 2016: GB's Nick Skelton wins show jumping gold

Congratulations to our Olympic Gold Medallist Nick Skelton. We are very proud of having as ambassador a man who never give up, an example for all those who love ride and the living proof that hard work always leads to amazing results.

The equestrian centre in Deodoro, Rio was the scene of Skelton's final Olympic…

Nick Skelton wins individual showjumping gold for Great Britain

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Nick Skelton of Great Britain riding Big Star in the Individual Jumping Equestrian at the London 2012 Games

Nick Skelton of Great Britain riding Big Star in the Individual Jumping on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Greenwich Park.

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World tennis No 1 becomes first person to win award three times, with triathlete Alistair Brownlee second and equestrian Nick Skelton third

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if these pros remembered not to look down, they'ed have some seriously awesome shots to hang around their houses.

Just...wow...Nick Skelton and his Arko III, just jumping the standard--why not?

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That's quite a jump! Nick Skelton and Arko III at the Athens 2004 Summer Olympics. I hope that this shall be me doing it one day. Not the Olympics but the jump!

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Nick Skelton had 615 texts on his phone after his achievement

Show jumper Nick Skelton became Britain's second-oldest Olympic gold medallist, in his seventh Games.

Nick Skelton: 'I'm speechless for once'

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“"I tried to talk to Harry [jockey son] but he was crying for half an hour" - Olympic champ Nick Skelton to the BBC”

Carl Hester, Laura Bechtolsheimer and Charlotte Dujardin of Great Britain celebrate gold! GO TEAM GB!

Great Britain celebrate Team Jumping gold Gold medallists Nick Skelton, Ben Maher, Scott Brash and Peter Charles of Great Britain celebrate on the podium after a nail-biting jump-off with the Netherlands to decide the Team Jumping competition.

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