Anky van Grunsven and Olympic Bonfire (by Welt As) won the individual gold medal at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney. Check out Dirk Caremans' photo report.
The crowd trembled in the stands with amazement and tears flowed unlimitedly over the cheeks of many as Anky finished her gold medal winning freestyle ride.
Her last ride in Sydney was the end of the Anky-Bonfire era, but victory is sweet and carries the colour of gold. Bonfire almost seemed to know that he produced something special for his owner...
Photos by Dirk Caremans - Copyrighted: no reproduction allowed without payment