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Jimmy Wofford

Full name: James Cunningham "Jimmy" Wofford
Gender: Male
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: November 3, 1944 in Junction City, Kansas, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Equestrianism

Related Olympians: Brother-in-law of Dawn Wofford; Brother of John E. B. Wofford; Son of John W. Wofford.

Medals: 2 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

Jimmy Wofford is a member of the well-known American equestrian family. In his Olympic début in 1968 he was within reach of the individual gold medal when he met a freak accident on the flat during the show jumping phase. Despite this incident he still placed sixth. At the 1972 Olympics he individually finished back in 30th place but he again won a silver medal in the team event, although as a non-scoring member of the U.S. team. Wofford, who was educated at the Culver Military Academy also won a gold medal in the team event at the 1967 Pan-American Games, and placed third at the 1970 World Championships. Wofford competed until 1986 and afterwards became one of world’s foremost eventing trainers. All four members of the US team at the Sydney Olympics had gone through his program.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Equestrianism Mixed Three-Day Event, Individual United States USA 6
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Equestrianism Mixed Three-Day Event, Team United States USA 2 Silver
1972 Summer 27 München Equestrianism Mixed Three-Day Event, Individual United States USA 30
1972 Summer 27 München Equestrianism Mixed Three-Day Event, Team United States USA 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
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Equestrianism United States Kilkenny Final Standings 6 -74.06
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Equestrianism United States Kilkenny Dressage 34 -101.51
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Equestrianism United States Kilkenny Cross-Country 1 71.20 0 37.6 0 33.6
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Equestrianism United States Kilkenny Jumping 34T -43.75 40 3.75
1972 Summer 27 München Equestrianism United States Kilkenny Final Standings 30 -99.83
1972 Summer 27 München Equestrianism United States Kilkenny Dressage 26T -55.33
1972 Summer 27 München Equestrianism United States Kilkenny Cross-Country 32 -99,33
1972 Summer 27 München Equestrianism United States Kilkenny Jumping 13 -0.50 0 0.50

Mixed Three-Day Event, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Horse Phase Unit Rank PTS
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Equestrianism United States USA Kilkenny Final Standings 2 -74.06
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Equestrianism United States USA Kilkenny Dressage 6 -241.52
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Equestrianism United States USA Kilkenny Cross-Country 2 76.40
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Equestrianism United States USA Kilkenny Jumping 6 -50.25
1972 Summer 27 München Equestrianism United States USA Kilkenny Final Standings 2 non-scoring -99.83
1972 Summer 27 München Equestrianism United States USA Kilkenny Dressage 3 non-scoring -129.99
1972 Summer 27 München Equestrianism United States USA Kilkenny Cross-Country 3T non-scoring 170.80
1972 Summer 27 München Equestrianism United States USA Kilkenny Jumping 3 -20.50