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John Whitaker (equestrian)

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Subject: European Show Jumping Championships, Equestrian at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Team jumping, Team jumping at the 2006 FEI World Equestrian Games, Equestrian at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Individual jumping, May 2010 in sports
Collection: 1955 Births, British Equestrians, British Show Jumping Riders, Equestrians at the 1984 Summer Olympics, Equestrians at the 1992 Summer Olympics, Equestrians at the 1996 Summer Olympics, Equestrians at the 2000 Summer Olympics, Equestrians at the 2008 Summer Olympics, Living People, Members of the Order of the British Empire, Olympic Equestrians of Great Britain, Olympic Medalists in Equestrian, Olympic Silver Medallists for Great Britain, People from Huddersfield, Sportspeople from Yorkshire
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John Whitaker (equestrian)

John Whitaker

Whitaker receiving a trophy in 2014
Medal record
Competitor for  Great Britain
Alternative Olympics
1980 Rotterdam Jumping Individual
1980 Rotterdam Jumping Team
Olympic Games
1984 Los Angeles Team jumping
World Championships
1982 Dublin Jumping Team
1986 Aachen Jumping Team
1990 Stockholm Jumping Individual
1990 Stockholm Jumping Team
1998 Rome Jumping Team
European Championships
1983 Hickstead Jumping Individual
1983 Hickstead Jumping Team
1985 Dinard Jumping Individual
1985 Dinard Jumping Team
1987 St Gallen Jumping Individual
1987 St Gallen Jumping Team
1989 Rotterdam Jumping Individual
1989 Rotterdam Jumping Team
1991 La Baule Jumping Team
1993 Gijon Jumping Team
1995 St Gallen Jumping Team
1997 Mannheim Jumping Team
2007 Mannheim Jumping Team
John Whitaker with Maximilian at Internationalen PfingstTurnier Wiesbaden 2013

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

Personal life

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.


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

External links

  • John Whitaker's official fan club website
  • FEI Rider's Biography

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