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Geoff Billington

Medal record
Equestrian
World Championships
Bronze 1998 Rome Jumping Team
European Championships
Bronze 1997 Mannheim Jumping Team

Geoff Billington is a British showjumper who has represented Great Britain on a number of occasions including during the European and World Championships and at the Olympics.[1][2] As of Jan 2010, Geoff was ranked 13th on the Team GBR list.[2]

Early life

Geoff Billington was born on 2nd March 1955,[2] and started riding at the age of nine year old at a local riding school.[1] He went to serve an apprenticeship with showjumper David Bowen.[3]

Career achievements

Geoff Billington has competed once in 1998 at the World Championships, achieving a team bronze medal, and also has a European championship team bronze medal from 1997, although he also competed there in 1999 and 2009.

He has represented the UK at the Olympics in both 1996 in Atlanta and 2000 in Sydney and has competed in 46 Nations Cups since 1976, with a total of 9 wins.

Billington has also won the British Jumping Derby at Hickstead in 2007, on grey horse Cassabachus,[2][4] narrowly missing out on the same title a year later to Pippa Funnell.[5]

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