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Retirement at Age 74: Hugo Simon

For many years everyone asked themselves when he would finally quit. Hugo Simon, Austrian show-jumper and role-model for many when it comes to discipline and ambition, attended his last international competition at the CSI2* in Wiener Neustadt. According to grandprix-replay.com the institution of the show-jumping sport has decided to finally retire at age 74. Both his top horses are sold: Freddy is now with Austrian Hans Frischeis and C.T. went to German Tina Deurer. Hugo Simon has also resigned as coach.