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John E. B. Wofford

Full name: John Edwin Brown Wofford
Gender: Male
Born: April 11, 1931 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Affiliations: US Army, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Equestrianism

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

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

John Wofford finished 31st in the individual Three Day Event at the 1952 Olympics and was the last scoring member of the U.S. team which took the bronze medals. He was the son of "Gyp" Wofford who, after missing the 1940 Olympics, played a vital part in ensuring that the U.S. equestrian team was properly represented at the first two post-war Olympics. In Helsinki, John Wofford rode his father’s horse, Benny Grimes.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Equestrianism Men's Three-Day Event, Individual United States USA 31
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Equestrianism Men's Three-Day Event, Team United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's Three-Day Event, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Horse Phase Unit Rank PTS R/P/F P STP CCTP JF TF
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Equestrianism United States Benny Grimes Final Standings 31 -348.00
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Equestrianism United States Benny Grimes Dressage 32 -146.00
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Equestrianism United States Benny Grimes Cross-Country 31 -192.00 0 18 -210
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Equestrianism United States Benny Grimes Jumping 10T -10.00 10 0.00

Men's Three-Day Event, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Horse Phase Unit Rank PTS
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Equestrianism United States USA Benny Grimes Final Standings 3 -348.00
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Equestrianism United States USA Benny Grimes Dressage 12 -431.16
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Equestrianism United States USA Benny Grimes Cross-Country 4 -116.00
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Equestrianism United States USA Benny Grimes Jumping 3 -40.00
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