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.

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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