Oliver Townend
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Oliver Townend

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Oliver TOWNEND is a British athlete and competes in Eventing.

Age37
Competing forGreat Britain - GBR
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Statistics

Eventing

Number of starts: 521
Number of wins: 56
Only the results from 01 January 2010 included
Discipline: Eventing Born: 2007 Studbook: ISH Sex: Male
Discipline: Eventing Born: 2006 Studbook: ISH Sex: Male
Discipline: Eventing Born: 2005 Studbook: ISH Sex: Gelding
Date Show Event Competition Obs. Height Horse Position Score
12/04/2019 Burnham Market CCI4*-S CCI4*-S Cillnabradden Evo 1
29/03/2019 Belton CCI4*-S CCI4*-S Cooley Master Class
29/03/2019 Belton CCI4*-S CCI4*-S Ballaghmor Class
Ranking/Standing Horse Rank Points
FEI Eventing World Athlete Rankings 1 569
FEI Eventing Zone Rankings 1 569
Biography
General Interest
Injuries He broke his nose in a fall during the cross-country phase at the 2016 Bramham Horse Trials in England. (yorkshirepost.co.uk, 12 Jun 2016)

He broke his shoulder in a fall during the cross-country phase at the 2013 Ballindenisk Horse Trials in Ireland and missed the end of the eventing season. (yorkshirepost.co.uk, 12 Jan 2014)

During the 2010 Rolex Grand Slam in Lexington, KY, United States of America, his horse appeared to slip at the 20th fence and suffered a rotational fall. He was treated by paramedics at the scene and then transferred by helicopter to hospital. He broke the top of his shoulder, cracked his collarbone and sternum, as well as fracturing four ribs. (sportinglife.com, 17 Jun 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto "You have got to be single-minded, hugely ambitious, very willing to work hard for very little, and ride any type of horse." (ft.com, 05 Sep 2014)
Awards and honours He won the Tony Collings Award for the Best British Rider at the 2014 Badminton Horse Trials in England. (olivertownend.com, 19 Apr 2016)
Other information STABLES
He owns the 40-acre property Gadlas Farm in Shropshire, England, which he bought at age 26. (Twitter profile, 14 Jan 2019; eventingnation.com, 10 Sep 2018)

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