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Thomas Gayford (born November 21, 1928) is a Canadian equestrian.
He was a member of the Canadian jumping team from the late 1940s through the early 1970s, and later coached equestrian sports.  At the 1952 Helsinki Olympics, he represented Canada. He then won a gold medal in 1959 at the Pan-America Games, and his team won many international events also. At the 1971 Olympic games, Gayford was team captain. In 1968, he won a gold medal with the Canadian team at the Olympics in Mexico City. In 1972, he was three times the individual high-jumping champion at the New York International Horse Show. Gayford was chef d'équipe of the Canadian national jumping team after 1978, and designed the 1976 Montreal Olympic equestrian course.
- ↑ "Thomas Gayford". The Canadian Encyclopedia. http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=A1ARTA0003191. Retrieved 2008-10-17.
- ↑ "Captain Canada wins medal on ninth try". The National Post. http://www.nationalpost.com/news/canada/story.html?id=732194. Retrieved 2008-10-17.