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Billy Twomey: show jumping

Updated: Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 17:06

Billy Twomey: show jumping
Billy Twomey: show jumping

Billy Twomey is currently the highest-ranked Irish show jumper.

The 35-year-old’s family roots are firmly entrenched in his native Cork where he began riding at the age of six.

Now permanently based in the UK and making his Olympic debut, Twomey had a series of superb wins on the international circuit in 2011 and was named Irish Rider of the Year.

Showjumping starts on 4 August, with the qualifiers starting at 10.30am.

Medal Table

Country Total
USA 45 27 30 102
China 38 28 23 89
Great Britain 29 17 19 65
Russia 25 25 32 82
South Korea 13 8 7 28
Ireland 1 1 3 5
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