Jessica Kurten

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Date of Birth November 24, 1969
Place of Birth Northern Ireland
Age 51 years old
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Jessica Kürten

Jessica Kürten is an Irish equestrian who competes in the sport of show jumping. Born Jessica Chesney, Kürten won several national pony championships as a youth. In 1994 Kürten married Eckard Kürten and moved to Hünxe in the German Rhineland. She has twice represented Ireland at the Olympic Games, 1996 Atlanta on Diamond's Exchange finishing 26th individually and team 8th and in 2004 Athens on Castle Forbes Maike finishing 18th individually.

Full name: Jessica Kürten
Nationality: Irish
Discipline: Show jumping
Born: November 24, 1969, Cullybackey, Northern Ireland
Height: 5 ft 6 in (1.67 m)
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About Jessica Kurten

Equestrian specializing in show jumping; she made her Olympic debut in 1996 at the Atlanta games, where she placed 8th.

Before Fame

She won multiple national pony championships before her professional career.


In 2007 she was suspended for two months after her horse tested positive for etoricoxib, a banned substance.

Family Life

She married Eckard Kurten in 1996.


She competed at the 2004 Olympics where Michael Phelps stole the headlines.

Information related to Jessica Kürten

  • Sportspeople from County Antrim
  • Olympic equestrians of Ireland
  • Equestrians at the 1996 Summer Olympics
  • Equestrians at the 2004 Summer Olympics
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Latest information about Jessica Kurten updated on December 02, 2020.

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