Billy Twomey

Billy Twomey

Longines Rankings
Competing forIreland - IRL
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Number of starts: 1479
Number of wins: 74
Only the results from 01 January 2010 included
Individual Rank 56
Discipline: Born: 2004 Studbook: ISH Sex: Stallion
Discipline: Jumping Born: 2011 Studbook: ZANG Sex: Gelding
Discipline: Jumping Born: 2008 Studbook: ZANG Sex: Stallion
Date Show Event Competition Obs. Height Horse Position Score
02/12/2018 Paris CSI5* Grand Prix Table A 160 Kimba Flamenco 22
01/12/2018 Paris CSI5* Table A 150 Kimba Flamenco 31
30/11/2018 Paris CSI5* Table A 150 Kimba Flamenco 33
Ranking/Standing Horse Rank Points
Longines Rankings 143 1155
Pan-American Rankings 127 980
FEI Jumping World Cup™ Standings 54 1
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 Equestrian Games™
Gold medal - First Place
Silver medal - Second place
Bronze medal - Third place