Leon Thijssen
NED

Leon Thijssen

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Longines Rankings
126th
Age53
Competing forNetherlands - NED
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Statistics

Jumping

Number of starts: 3004
Number of wins: 92
Only the results from 01 January 2010 included
Year2005
Horse Nairobi
Individual Rank 12
Team Rank
Discipline: Jumping Born: 2010 Studbook: ZANG Sex: Mare
Discipline: Jumping Born: 2010 Studbook: HOLST Sex: Mare
Discipline: Jumping Born: 2010 Studbook: KWPN Sex: Mare
Date Show Event Competition Obs. Height Horse Position Score
14/11/2021 Vilamoura CSI4* Accumulator 130 Jamerson 27
14/11/2021 Vilamoura CSI4* Grand Prix Table A 150-160 Faithless MVdl
14/11/2021 Vilamoura CSI4* Table A 140 Granito Noordenhoek 51
Ranking/Standing Horse Rank Points
Longines Rankings 126 1168
Pan-American Rankings 550 305
Combination in Jumping Edgarrento 5359 10
Biography
General Interest
Injuries He fractured his hand in May 2015. (phelpssports.com, 11 May 2015; worldofshowjumping.com, 09 May 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Someone who does not know how to deal with loss can never gain anything." (horsesinternational.com, 14 Mar 2013)
Famous relatives His daughter Sanne has represented the Netherlands in equestrian jumping. She won a silver medal in the team competition at the 2016 European Young Riders Championships in Millstreet, Ireland. His other children Mel and Mans have also competed in the sport at an elite level. (SportsDeskOnline, 07 May 2020; nieuws.horse, 01 Oct 2019; horses.nl, 12 Nov 2017; dehoefslag.nl, 10 Dec 2016)
Other information STABLES
He owns Stal Thijssen in Sevenum, Netherlands, where he trains and trades horses. (YouTube channel, 18 Sep 2020; noellefloyd.com, 25 May 2017)

Medals description

Olympic Games
Gold medal - First place Gold medal - First place
Silver medal - Second place Silver medal - Second place
Bronze medal - Third place Bronze medal - Third place
Ranked Ranked
FEI World Championships
Gold medal - First Place
Silver medal - Second place
Bronze medal - Third place
Ranked
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