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Joe Fargis

Full name: Joseph Halpin "Joe" Fargis, IV
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1.5 (187 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: April 2, 1948 in New York, New York, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Equestrianism

Medals: 2 Gold, 1 Silver (3 Total)

Biography

Joe Fargis competed at the 1984 and 1988 Olympics, winning three medals, with golds in both the individual and team jumping events in 1984. He also won a gold medal in team jumping at the 1975 Pan American Games. Fargis made over 30 Nations Cup appearances on the jumping circuit. He also worked in the sport’s administration, serving as a committee member of the American Horse Show Association (the predecessor to the US Equestrian Federation [USEF]), United States Hunter Jumper Association, and United States Equestrian Team, and was on the Board of Directors of the Board of Directors of the Upperville Horse Show. For his contributions to the sport, the USEF awarded Fargis their Jimmy A. Williams Lifetime Achievement Trophy. Fargis rode and trained in Middleburg, Virginia.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 36 Los Angeles Equestrianism Mixed Jumping, Individual United States USA 1 Gold
1984 Summer 36 Los Angeles Equestrianism Mixed Jumping, Team United States USA 1 Gold
1988 Summer 40 Seoul Equestrianism Mixed Jumping, Individual United States USA 7T
1988 Summer 40 Seoul Equestrianism Mixed Jumping, Team United States USA 2 Silver

Mixed Jumping, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Horse Phase Unit Rank F JOF JOT PTS
1984 Summer 36 Los Angeles Equestrianism United States Touch of Class Final Standings 1 4.00 0.00 58.06
1984 Summer 36 Los Angeles Equestrianism United States Touch of Class Round One 1T QU 0.00
1984 Summer 36 Los Angeles Equestrianism United States Touch of Class Round Two 2T 4.00
1988 Summer 40 Seoul Equestrianism United States Mill Pearl Final Standings 7T 12.00
1988 Summer 40 Seoul Equestrianism United States Mill Pearl Final Round 7T 12.00
1988 Summer 40 Seoul Equestrianism United States Mill Pearl Final Round Round One 4T QU 4.00
1988 Summer 40 Seoul Equestrianism United States Mill Pearl Final Round Round Two 8T 8.00
1988 Summer 40 Seoul Equestrianism United States Mill Pearl Qualifying Round 5T QU 133.00
1988 Summer 40 Seoul Equestrianism United States Mill Pearl Qualifying Round Round One 1T 69.50
1988 Summer 40 Seoul Equestrianism United States Mill Pearl Qualifying Round Round Two 10T 63.50

Mixed Jumping, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Horse Phase Unit Rank F
1984 Summer 36 Los Angeles Equestrianism United States USA Touch of Class Final Standings 1 0.00
1984 Summer 36 Los Angeles Equestrianism United States USA Touch of Class Round One 1 QU 0.00
1984 Summer 36 Los Angeles Equestrianism United States USA Touch of Class Round Two 1 0.00
1988 Summer 40 Seoul Equestrianism United States USA Mill Pearl Final Standings 2 4.25
1988 Summer 40 Seoul Equestrianism United States USA Mill Pearl Round One 2 4.00
1988 Summer 40 Seoul Equestrianism United States USA Mill Pearl Round Two 1 0.25
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