Ian Stark

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Ian Stark
Medal record
Competitor for  Great Britain
Olympic Games
Silver 1984 Los Angeles Team eventing
Silver 1988 Seoul Individual eventing
Silver 1988 Seoul Team eventing
Silver 2000 Sydney Team eventing
World Championships
Gold 1986 Gawler Team eventing
Silver 1990 Stockholm Individual eventing
Silver 1990 Stockholm Team eventing
European Championships
Bronze 1985 Burghley Individual eventing
Gold 1985 Burghley Team eventing
Silver 1987 Luhmuhlen Individual eventing
Gold 1987 Luhmuhlen Team eventing
Gold 1989 Burghley Team eventing
Gold 1991 Punchestown Individual eventing
Gold 1991 Punchestown Team eventing
Gold 1997 Burghley Team eventing
Gold 1999 Luhmuhlen Team eventing

Ian David Stark, OBE (born 22 February 1954) is a retired Scottish equestrian who competed in the sport of eventing. Stark was born in Galashiels in the Borders in 1954 and began riding horses at the age of 10.

Stark was inducted into the Scottish Sports Hall of Fame in March 2010.[1]


In 1984 Stark won a silver medal in the for eventing in the Olympic Games, which were held in Los Angeles. In 2000 Stark won a silver team medal for eventing in the Olympic Games held in Sydney, Australia.

Other accomplishments are:

Stark retired from competition upon completing the 2007 Kentucky Three Day Event aboard Full Circle II.


Stark was awarded the MBE in 1989 and OBE in 2000.[2]


  1. ^ "Six sporting legends honoured in Scottish Sports Hall of Fame". Scottish Sports Hall of Fame. 16 March 2010. Retrieved 17 August 2010. 
  2. ^ Ian Stark Equestrian Centre, Biography

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