Michael Whitaker

Michael Whitaker

Longines Rankings
Competing forGreat Britain - GBR
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Number of starts: 2113
Number of wins: 56
Only the results from 01 January 2010 included
Individual Rank 45
Team Rank 12
Year Venue Horse Individual Rank Team Rank
2000   Olympic Games Sydney NSW Prince Of Wales 40
1996   Olympic Games Atlanta GA Two Step 65
Discipline: Jumping Born: 2009 Studbook: MIPAAF Sex: Mare
Discipline: Jumping Born: 2010 Studbook: SF Sex: Stallion
Discipline: Jumping Born: 2008 Studbook: ZANG Sex: Gelding
Date Show Event Competition Obs. Height Horse Position Score
19/05/2019 Madrid CSI5* GCT/GCL Table A 145 El Wee Widge 18
19/05/2019 Madrid CSI5* GCT/GCL Table A 150 El Wee Widge
18/05/2019 Madrid CSI5* GCT/GCL Grand Prix Table A 160 Strides Hilanasterne
Ranking/Standing Horse Rank Points
Longines Rankings 199 930
FEI Jumping World Cup™ Standings 50 13
Pan-American Rankings 174 1035
General Interest
Most influential person in career His parents. (globalchampionstour.com, 12 Jun 2012)
Injuries He cracked a rib and suffered severe bruising after the horse he was riding spooked and fell over while he was training at home. The accident happened shortly before he was due to travel to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, where he competed in jumping for the British team. (horseandhound.co.uk, 28 Jul 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Always keep trying." (globalchampionstour.com, 12 Jun 2012)
Awards and honours The British Showjumping Association [BSJA] named him Leading Rider of the Year and Riders' Rider of the Year for 2006. (horseandhound.co.uk, 31 Jan 2007)

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

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