Billy Twomey

Billy Twomey

Longines Rankings
Competing forIreland - IRL
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Number of starts: 1506
Number of wins: 75
Only the results from 01 January 2010 included
Individual Rank 56
Discipline: Jumping Born: 2008 Studbook: ZANG Sex: Stallion
Discipline: Jumping Born: 2009 Studbook: AES Sex: Gelding
Discipline: Jumping Born: 2009 Studbook: WESTF Sex: Mare
Date Show Event Competition Obs. Height Horse Position Score
20/01/2019 Leipzig CSI5*-W World Cup Table A 140-160 Kimba Flamenco 24
19/01/2019 Leipzig CSI5*-W Table A 150 Lady Lou 25
18/01/2019 Leipzig CSI5*-W Table A 145 Lady Lou 17
Ranking/Standing Horse Rank Points
Longines Rankings 107 1320
FEI Jumping World Cup™ Standings 84 1
Pan-American Rankings 109 1165
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, and returned 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