John Whitaker

John Whitaker

Equestrian Showjumping

  • Date of Birth 05/08/1955


One of the most decorated show jumping riders of all time, Huddersfield’s John Whitaker has won multiple medals at Olympic, World and European Championships over the course of his career.

In 1984 John won Olympic silver in the team competition in Los Angeles and went on to appear at the 1992, 1996, 2000 and 2008 Olympic Games and was chosen for Rio 2016. 

John comes from a successful show jumping family with son Robert, niece Ellen, nephew William and younger brother Michael also show jumpers.

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