John Whitaker (equestrian)

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John Whitaker
Welfenhofpreis foto of winner John Whitaker 2014.jpg
Whitaker receiving a trophy in 2014
Medal record
Representing  Great Britain
Equestrian
Alternative Olympics
Silver medal – second place 1980 Rotterdam Jumping Individual
Silver medal – second place 1980 Rotterdam Jumping Team
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1984 Los Angeles Team jumping
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1986 Aachen Jumping Team
Silver medal – second place 1990 Stockholm Jumping Individual
Bronze medal – third place 1982 Dublin Jumping Team
Bronze medal – third place 1990 Stockholm Jumping Team
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Rome Jumping Team
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1985 Dinard Jumping Team
Gold medal – first place 1987 St Gallen Jumping Team
Gold medal – first place 1989 Rotterdam Jumping Individual
Gold medal – first place 1989 Rotterdam Jumping Team
Silver medal – second place 1983 Hickstead Jumping Individual
Silver medal – second place 1983 Hickstead Jumping Team
Silver medal – second place 1987 St Gallen Jumping Individual
Silver medal – second place 1991 La Baule Jumping Team
Silver medal – second place 1993 Gijon Jumping Team
Silver medal – second place 1995 St Gallen Jumping Team
Bronze medal – third place 1985 Dinard Jumping Individual
Bronze medal – third place 1997 Mannheim Jumping Team
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Mannheim Jumping Team

John Whitaker MBE (born 5 August 1955)[1] is a British equestrian and Olympian.

Horses[edit]

Whitaker has enjoyed success across four decades. He has competed at World and European Championships and the Olympics. He is best known for his partnership with the horse Milton

Personal life[edit]

Whitaker is married to Clare Barr and has three children – Joanne, Louise and Robert. Robert Whitaker has successfully show jumped at the highest levels. John's niece Ellen Whitaker, nephew William Whitaker and younger brother Michael Whitaker are also show jumpers.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "John Whitaker MBE" (PDF). British Showjumping. Retrieved 12 July 2011. 

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