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Stuart Tinney

Stuart Tinney

Equestrian - Eventing Schedule & Results

(Local) / 02:00 PM 9 Aug (Rio)
Eventing Individual Jumping Final

84.60 (22nd)


Michael Jung (GER)
Astier Nicolas (FRA)
Phillip Dutton (USA)

(Local) / 10:00 AM 9 Aug (Rio)
Eventing Individual Jumping Qualifier

76.60 (21st)


(Local) / 10:00 AM 9 Aug (Rio)
Eventing Team Jumping Final

175.30 (3rd)

AUS


France (FRA)
Germany (GER)
Australia (AUS)

(Local) / 10:00 AM 8 Aug (Rio)
Eventing Individual Cross Country

59.60 (14th)


(Local) / 10:00 AM 8 Aug (Rio)
Eventing Team Cross Country

150.30 (1st)

AUS


(Local) / 10:00 AM 7 Aug (Rio)
Eventing Individual Dressage Day 2

56.80 (58th)


(Local) / 10:00 AM 7 Aug (Rio)
Eventing Team Dressage Day 2

126.40 (3rd)

AUS


(Local) / 10:00 AM 6 Aug (Rio)
Eventing Individual Dressage Day 1

56.80 (58th)


(Local) / 10:00 AM 6 Aug (Rio)
Eventing Team Dressage Day 1

126.40 (3rd)

AUS


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Athlete Biography

Stuart Tinney made his Olympic debut 16 years ago at the Sydney Games with great success. He will compete at his third Games at Rio 2016 in the Eventing section, the riding veteran will compete on the 17-year-old grey gelding Pluto Mio.

The Queenslander was part of the victorious three-day eventing Team at Sydney 2000 with Andrew Hoy, Phillip Dutton and Matt Ryan. Australia has won this event on four occasions, with the last three victories being at successive Olympic Games – Barcelona 1992, Atlanta 1996 and Sydney 2000. Tinney, on Jeepster, was the only Australian-based member of the team and was the best ranked of all the riders in the event. If it was run under the new format he would have also won the Individual gold.

Four years later in Athens, Tinney placed 38th for the Individual and sixth overall in the Team section.

The four-time World Equestrian Games athlete placed 11th in the 2014 tournament in Normandy, France.

Tinney married his wife Karen in 1993 and together they run a 30-acre horse training centre one hour from the centre of Sydney with their two daughters, Gemma and Jaymee.

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Olympic Information

  • 2000 Sydney - 1st (eventing - team) 2004 Athens - 6th (eventing - team); 38th (eventing - individual)

Career Highlights

  • Winning Olympic gold in Sydney, 2000.
  • World Equestrian games 2014 9th

Education

  • Primary
    Gladstone Central State School (QLD, Australia)
  • Secondary
    Gladstone High School (QLD, Australia)

Training

  • Coach
    Brett Parbury (2010 - current)
  • Primary Training Base
    Maraylya, NSW, Australia

Q&A

Favourite food
Pizza, seafood
Favourite holiday destination
On the beach somewhere
Favourite music
Everything
Dream car
1972 Ferrari Dino 246 GT or 1967 Citroen DS. ferrari 458 italia
Personal Motto
Wear sunscreen.
Star Sign
Sagittarius
I would spend my last $10 on
Coffee
If I could try another Olympic sport it would be
Athletics
Why this sport?
Horses