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Hugh Wiley

Full name: Hugh Wiley
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: May 21, 1929 in New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Affiliations: U.S. Pony Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Equestrianism

Biography

Hugh Wiley attended the University of Maryland. He competed at the 1956 and 1960 Olympics in show jumping. Wiley won two gold medals at the 1959 Pan American Games, in individual and team jumping. In the late 1950s, he bought a horse, Nautical (originally named Pelo de Oro), who became famous and was ridden by several members of the US Equestrian Team as a jumper. A movie was made about him by Disney Pictures, entitled “The Horse with the Flying Tail.” Wiley worked as an engineer.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Equestrian 27 Stockholm Equestrianism Mixed Jumping, Individual United States USA 11T
1956 Equestrian 27 Stockholm Equestrianism Mixed Jumping, Team United States USA 5
1960 Summer 31 Roma Equestrianism Mixed Jumping, Individual United States USA 7T

Mixed Jumping, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Horse Phase Unit Rank F
1956 Equestrian 27 Stockholm Equestrianism United States Trail Guide Final Standings 11T 24.00
1956 Equestrian 27 Stockholm Equestrianism United States Trail Guide Round One 12T 16.00
1956 Equestrian 27 Stockholm Equestrianism United States Trail Guide Round Two 10T 8.00
1960 Summer 31 Roma Equestrianism United States Master William Final Standings 7T 28.00
1960 Summer 31 Roma Equestrianism United States Master William Round One 5T 12.00
1960 Summer 31 Roma Equestrianism United States Master William Round Two 12T 16.00

Mixed Jumping, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Horse Phase Unit Rank F
1956 Equestrian 27 Stockholm Equestrianism United States USA Trail Guide Final Standings 5 24.00
1956 Equestrian 27 Stockholm Equestrianism United States USA Trail Guide Round One 6 72.25
1956 Equestrian 27 Stockholm Equestrianism United States USA Trail Guide Round Two 3 32.00
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