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Cian O'Connor

Full name: Cian O'Connor
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9" (176 cm)
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
Born: November 12, 1979 in Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Country: IRL Ireland
Sport: Equestrianism

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

As a youth Cian O'Connor's family moved frequently, and he grew up in County Wicklow, County Kildare, and for some time in Florida in the United States. Encouraged by his father he took up hunting on horseback and his father felt that much of his riding success came from his early training in that sport. O'Connor competed controversially at the 2004 Olympics where he appeared to have won the gold medal, but he and his horse were disqualified for a doping positive on the horse, and he was stripped of the medal. In 2012 he returned to the Olympics to help Ireland win a team jumping bronze medal. O'Connor has been a member of over 90 Irish Nation's Cup teams, has won numerous Grand Prix events, and competed in two World Championships, three European Championships and two Olympic Games. He was a member of the Irish team that won the Aga Khan Trophy in 2004 and 2008 and has won or jointly won the puissance at Dublin Horse Show four times. Cian is based at Karlswood Stables outside Ashbourne, County Meath.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
2004 Summer 24 Athina Equestrianism Mixed Jumping, Individual Ireland IRL AC r2/2
2004 Summer 24 Athina Equestrianism Mixed Jumping, Team Ireland IRL AC DQ (doping)
2012 Summer 32 London Equestrianism Mixed Jumping, Individual Ireland IRL 3 Bronze

Mixed Jumping, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Horse Phase Unit Rank F PP JP TP T
2004 Summer 24 Athina Equestrianism Ireland Waterford Crystal Final Standings AC r2/2
2004 Summer 24 Athina Equestrianism Ireland Waterford Crystal Final Round AC [1] DQ (doping) [4]
2004 Summer 24 Athina Equestrianism Ireland Waterford Crystal Final Round Round One AC DQ (doping) [4]
2004 Summer 24 Athina Equestrianism Ireland Waterford Crystal Final Round Round Two AC DQ (doping) [0]
2004 Summer 24 Athina Equestrianism Ireland Waterford Crystal Qualifying Round AC QU/DQ (horse doping) [22]
2004 Summer 24 Athina Equestrianism Ireland Waterford Crystal Qualifying Round Round One AC DQ (doping) [1]
2004 Summer 24 Athina Equestrianism Ireland Waterford Crystal Qualifying Round Round Two AC DQ (doping) [12]
2004 Summer 24 Athina Equestrianism Ireland Waterford Crystal Qualifying Round Round Three AC DQ (doping) [9]
2012 Summer 32 London Equestrianism Ireland Blue Loyd 12 Final Round 3 1
2012 Summer 32 London Equestrianism Ireland Blue Loyd 12 Final Round Part One 1T Q 0 0 0
2012 Summer 32 London Equestrianism Ireland Blue Loyd 12 Final Round Part Two 5T 1 0 1
2012 Summer 32 London Equestrianism Ireland Blue Loyd 12 Final Round Jump-Off 2 4 4 0 46.64
2012 Summer 32 London Equestrianism Ireland Blue Loyd 12 Qualifying Round Part Three 35T 12 12 0
2012 Summer 32 London Equestrianism Ireland Blue Loyd 12 Qualifying Round Part Two 44T 8 8 0
2012 Summer 32 London Equestrianism Ireland Blue Loyd 12 Qualifying Round Part One 1T Q 0 0 0
2012 Summer 32 London Equestrianism Ireland Blue Loyd 12 Qualifying Round 38T q 20

Mixed Jumping, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Horse Phase Unit Rank F
2004 Summer 24 Athina Equestrianism Ireland IRL Waterford Crystal Final Standings AC DQ (doping) [21.00]
2004 Summer 24 Athina Equestrianism Ireland IRL Waterford Crystal Round One AC DQ (doping) [12.00]
2004 Summer 24 Athina Equestrianism Ireland IRL Waterford Crystal Round Two 5 DQ (doping) [9.00]