Shane Sweetnam
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Shane Sweetnam

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Longines Rankings
30th

Shane SWEETNAM is an Irish athlete and competes in Jumping.

Age38
Competing forIreland - IRL
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Statistics

Jumping

Number of starts: 1447
Number of wins: 63
Only the results from 01 January 2010 included
Year2018
Individual Rank 44
Team Rank 7
Discipline: Jumping Born: 2009 Studbook: RHEIN Sex: Gelding
Discipline: Jumping Born: 2011 Studbook: HOLST Sex: Mare
Discipline: Jumping Born: 2010 Studbook: KWPN Sex: Mare
Date Show Event Competition Obs. Height Horse Position Score
19/05/2019 La Baule CSIO5*-NC EUD1 Grand Prix Longines De La Ville de la Baule 160 Alejandro 17
19/05/2019 La Baule CSIO5*-NC EUD1 Prix Du Département De Loire Atlantique 145 Deleyn 22
18/05/2019 La Baule CSIO5*-NC EUD1 Derby Région Des Pays De La Loire 145 Deleyn
Ranking/Standing Horse Rank Points
Longines Rankings 30 2020
FEI Jumping World Cup™ Standings 10 30
Pan-American Rankings 32 2005
Biography
General Interest
Most influential person in career His parents. (horsesportireland.ie, 01 Mar 2013)
Awards and honours In 2017 he was presented with the Niall Grimes Perpetual Trophy as the leading Irish rider during the CSIO Nations Cup week at the Winter Equestrian Festival [WEF] in Wellington, FL, United States of America. (hamptonclassic.com, 01 Jan 2019; phelpssports.com, 05 Mar 2017)
Famous relatives His parents, Jerry and Marie Sweetnam, have worked as horse trainers. His wife Ali is an equestrian coach, and his daughter Olivia has competed in pony hunter classes in the United States of America. (Facebook page, 05 Dec 2016; westcorkhorsebreeders.com, 17 Jul 2016; sweetoakfarm.com, 09 Feb 2016; sportsnewsireland.com, 21 Jun 2015)
Other information STABLES
He moved to the United States of America in 2004. In 2006 he set up Sweet Oak Farm in Wellington, Florida, where he and his wife Ali coach riders and train and trade horses for jumping. (Facebook page, 25 Mar 2019; hamptonclassic.com, 01 Jan 2019; hamptonclassic.com, 01 Jul 2017; sweetoakfarm.com, 02 Sep 2016; horsesportireland.ie, 10 Mar 2016)

RIDER LIAISON
In November 2016 he was appointed to the Horse Sport Ireland rider liaison group to represent the interests of Irish jumping riders in North America. (Facebook profile, 17 Nov 2016)

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
Ranked
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