Billy Twomey

Billy Twomey

Longines Rankings
Competing forIreland - IRL
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Number of starts: 1552
Number of wins: 75
Only the results from 01 January 2010 included
Discipline: Jumping Born: 2008 Studbook: ZANG Sex: Stallion
Discipline: Jumping Born: 2011 Studbook: KWPN Sex: Male
Discipline: Jumping Born: 2009 Studbook: AES Sex: Gelding
Date Show Event Competition Obs. Height Horse Position Score
19/05/2019 Nörten-Hardenberg CSI3* Table A 160 Chat Botte E.d 4
19/05/2019 Nörten-Hardenberg CSI3* Table C 150 Lady Lou 30
18/05/2019 Nörten-Hardenberg CSI3* Table A 150 Lady Lou 28
Ranking/Standing Horse Rank Points
Longines Rankings 126 1215
FEI Jumping World Cup™ Standings 84 1
Pan-American Rankings 126 1215
General Interest
Hobbies Going to the gym, swimming, supporting English football club Manchester United. (, 31 Jul 2016)
Hero / Idol French jumper Michel Robert, British jumper Michael Whitaker. (FEI, 29 Jun 2004)
Injuries He had back surgery in 2012 and was supposed to return to riding in February 2013. However, an accident at home led to him fracturing a vertebra. He finally returned in March 2013. (, 13 Mar 2013)

He suffered multiple injuries in 2008 after an accident at a show in Germany when his horse Pikap broke a leg on take-off at an obstacle. Twomey suffered broken ribs and head injuries, and lay unconscious trapped under the horse for half an hour [the horse had to be euthanised on the spot]. He was out of competition for six months, returning in October 2008. (, 22 Jan 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Work hard." (Athlete, 04 Jul 2012)

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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