Zara Phillips has had to wait longer than most for her chance to shine at the Olympics.
The daughter of eventers, Princess Anne and Captain Mark Phillips, Zara had been selected to compete at the 2008 Olympic Games in Bejing but was forced to withdraw after her horse Toytown suffered an injury.
Zara previously missed the 2004 Summer Olympics Zara will compete in the final section of the equestrian competition with an outside chance of securing a medal in the individual event, she currently lies joint 10th.
Her prospects for a medal in the team event are much more promising. The team currently lie in the silver medal position behind Germany.