Michael Whitaker
GBR

Michael Whitaker

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Longines Rankings
55th
Age58
Competing forGreat Britain - GBR
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Statistics

Jumping

Number of starts: 1879
Number of wins: 49
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: 2002 Studbook: KWPN Sex: Gelding
Discipline: Jumping Born: 2005 Studbook: HOLST Sex: Stallion
Cassionato
Discipline: Jumping Born: 2008 Studbook: ZANG Sex: Gelding
Date Show Event Competition Obs. Height Horse Position Score
22/06/2018 Hickstead CSI4* The Bunn Leisure Derby Trial 160 Flawless 27
22/06/2018 Hickstead CSI4* The Bunn Leisure Derby Two Phase 145 Jb's Hot Stuff 39
22/06/2018 Hickstead CSI4* The Bunn Leisure Derby Two Phase 145 Valmy De La Lande
Ranking/Standing Horse Rank Points
Pan-American Rankings 37 1793
Longines Rankings 55 1745
FEI Jumping World Cup™ Standings 7 56
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