#Live: One on One with Alex Hua Tian, China's first and only Olympic equestrian. The British-based event rider is the first Chinese to take part in the equestrian sport of the Olympic Games. He was the youngest event rider ever at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, and won a silver medal for China at the 2014 Asian Games. Xinhua speaks to Alex Hua Tian in Rio, three days ahead of the opening of the Olympics. #FacebookLive
Usain Bolt. At the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the Jamaican sprinter broke the world and Olympic records in both the 100-meter and 200-meter events. He also set a 4×100-meter relay record with the Jamaican team, making him the first man to win three sprinting events at a single Olympics since Carl Lewis in 1984.
Olympic rings and an Irish Shamrock are displayed on the hindquarters of Louise Lyons' mount Watership Down as they perform their Dressage Test at the Equestrian event held at the Hong Kong Olympic Equestrian Venue in Sha Tin during Day 1 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. (Photo by Julian Herbert/Getty Images)
Netherlandish rider Hans Peter Minderhoud rides his horse Nadine during the dressage individual grand prix freestyle of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games equestrian events in Hong Kong, China, Aug. 19, 2008. (Xinhua/Lui Siu Wai)
Olympic Gold Medalists from the 2012 and 2008 Equestrian Summer Olympics. Medalists from Dressage, Three Day Eventing and Show Jumping. Celebrating the excitement and prestige of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio.
Equestrian Hiroshi Hoketsu, 70, of Japan qualified for his fourth Olympic games in dressage. If Japan sends him, he will be the oldest competitor in that event, at the age of 71. He was also the eldest at the Beijing games in 2008. He won't be the oldest Olympian ever, that goes to Oscar Swahn of Sweden, who competed in rifle at the age of 72.