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Ian Stark

Full name: Ian David Stark
Gender: Male
Height: 5'10" (177 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: February 22, 1954 in Galashiels, Scottish Borders, Great Britain
Affiliations: British Horse Society
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Equestrianism

Medals: 4 Silver (4 Total)

Biography

Scotsman Ian Stark worked as a clerk in the Department of Health & Social Security whilst establishing himself as a leading light in three-day eventing. Although he won seven European titles (six team and one individual) and was a member of the World title winning team in 1986, he is also remembered for his series of second place finishes. His four Olympic silvers without winning a gold has only ever been beaten by Soviet gymnast Viktor Lisitsky.

Additionally he won both the Burghley and Badminton horse trials and in 1988 became the first man ever to place first and second in the same year at Badminton. After the Sydney Olympic he wound down his competitive career but remained in the sport as a British team selector and later as the head coach to the Brazilian national team. He is also a designer of cross-country courses.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Equestrianism Mixed Three-Day Event, Individual Great Britain GBR 9
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Equestrianism Mixed Three-Day Event, Team Great Britain GBR 2 Silver
1988 Summer 34 Seoul Equestrianism Mixed Three-Day Event, Individual Great Britain GBR 2 Silver
1988 Summer 34 Seoul Equestrianism Mixed Three-Day Event, Team Great Britain GBR 2 Silver
1992 Summer 38 Barcelona Equestrianism Mixed Three-Day Event, Individual Great Britain GBR AC DNF
1992 Summer 38 Barcelona Equestrianism Mixed Three-Day Event, Team Great Britain GBR 6 non-scoring
1996 Summer 42 Atlanta Equestrianism Mixed Three-Day Event, Team Great Britain GBR 5 non-scoring
2000 Summer 46 Sydney Equestrianism Mixed Three-Day Event, Individual Great Britain GBR 10
2000 Summer 46 Sydney Equestrianism Mixed Three-Day Event, Team Great Britain GBR 2 Silver non-scoring

Mixed Three-Day Event, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Horse Phase Unit Rank PTS SJF STP CCJF CCTP JF TF
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Equestrianism Great Britain Oxford Blue Final Standings 9 -68.60
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Equestrianism Great Britain Oxford Blue Dressage 7T -56.40
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Equestrianism Great Britain Oxford Blue Cross-Country 9 -7.20 0 0.0 0 -7.20
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Equestrianism Great Britain Oxford Blue Jumping 23T -5.00
1988 Summer 34 Seoul Equestrianism Great Britain Sir Wattie Final Standings 2 -52.80
1988 Summer 34 Seoul Equestrianism Great Britain Sir Wattie Dressage 5 -50.00
1988 Summer 34 Seoul Equestrianism Great Britain Sir Wattie Cross-Country 3 -2.80 0 0.0 0 -2.8
1988 Summer 34 Seoul Equestrianism Great Britain Sir Wattie Jumping 1T 0.00 0 0.00
1992 Summer 38 Barcelona Equestrianism Great Britain Murphy Himself Final Standings AC DNF
1992 Summer 38 Barcelona Equestrianism Great Britain Murphy Himself Dressage 2 -44.20
1992 Summer 38 Barcelona Equestrianism Great Britain Murphy Himself Cross-Country 10 -36.40
2000 Summer 46 Sydney Equestrianism Great Britain Arakai Final Standings 10 -56.00
2000 Summer 46 Sydney Equestrianism Great Britain Arakai Dressage 20 -51.00
2000 Summer 46 Sydney Equestrianism Great Britain Arakai Cross-Country 1T 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.00
2000 Summer 46 Sydney Equestrianism Great Britain Arakai Jumping 7T -5.00 5 0.00

Mixed Three-Day Event, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Horse Phase Unit Rank PTS
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Equestrianism Great Britain GBR Oxford Blue Final Standings 2 -68.60
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Equestrianism Great Britain GBR Oxford Blue Dressage 4 -56.40
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Equestrianism Great Britain GBR Oxford Blue Cross-Country 1 -7.20
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Equestrianism Great Britain GBR Oxford Blue Jumping 1T non-scoring -5.00
1988 Summer 34 Seoul Equestrianism Great Britain GBR Sir Wattie Final Standings 2 -52.80
1988 Summer 34 Seoul Equestrianism Great Britain GBR Sir Wattie Dressage 2 -50.00
1988 Summer 34 Seoul Equestrianism Great Britain GBR Sir Wattie Cross-Country 3 -2.80
1988 Summer 34 Seoul Equestrianism Great Britain GBR Sir Wattie Jumping 2T 0.00
1992 Summer 38 Barcelona Equestrianism Great Britain GBR Murphy Himself Final Standings 6 non-scoring DNF
1992 Summer 38 Barcelona Equestrianism Great Britain GBR Murphy Himself Dressage 1 -44.20
1992 Summer 38 Barcelona Equestrianism Great Britain GBR Murphy Himself Cross-Country 4 -36.40
1996 Summer 42 Atlanta Equestrianism Great Britain GBR Stanwick Ghost Final Standings 5 non-scoring -171.65
1996 Summer 42 Atlanta Equestrianism Great Britain GBR Stanwick Ghost Dressage 2 -35.20
1996 Summer 42 Atlanta Equestrianism Great Britain GBR Stanwick Ghost Cross-Country 7 non-scoring -121.20
1996 Summer 42 Atlanta Equestrianism Great Britain GBR Stanwick Ghost Jumping 2 non-scoring -15.25
2000 Summer 46 Sydney Equestrianism Great Britain GBR Jaybee Final Standings 2 non-scoring DNF
2000 Summer 46 Sydney Equestrianism Great Britain GBR Jaybee Dressage 2 -39.20
2000 Summer 46 Sydney Equestrianism Great Britain GBR Jaybee Cross-Country 2T non-scoring -97.20