Michael Whitaker
GBR

Michael Whitaker

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Longines Rankings
95th
Age59
Competing forGreat Britain - GBR
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Statistics

Jumping

Number of starts: 2038
Number of wins: 50
Only the results from 01 January 2010 included
Year2016
Individual Rank 45
Team Rank 12
Year Venue Horse Individual Rank Team Rank
2000   Olympic Games Sydney NSW Prince Of Wales 40
8
1996   Olympic Games Atlanta GA Two Step 65
11
Discipline: Jumping Born: 2010 Studbook: SF Sex: Stallion
Discipline: Jumping Born: 2007 Studbook: BWP Sex: Mare
Discipline: Jumping Born: 2009 Studbook: SF Sex: Male
Date Show Event Competition Obs. Height Horse Position Score
13/01/2019 Basel, St. Jakobshalle CSI5*-W World Cup Table A 160 Valmy De La Lande
13/01/2019 Basel, St. Jakobshalle CSI5*-W Table A 145 Arlo De Blondel 6
12/01/2019 Basel, St. Jakobshalle CSI5*-W Table C 145 Arlo De Blondel 15
Ranking/Standing Horse Rank Points
Longines Rankings 95 1375
Pan-American Rankings 151 890
FEI Jumping World Cup™ Standings 42 13
Biography
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 Equestrian Games™
Gold medal - First Place
Silver medal - Second place
Bronze medal - Third place
Ranked