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Encyclopedia > David Broome
Olympic medal record
Equestrian
Bronze 1960 Rome Jumping individual
Bronze 1968 Mexico Jumping individual

David McPherson Broome (born March 1, 1940) is a retired Welsh show jumping champion. Equestrianism made its Summer Olympics debut at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris, France. ... The 1960 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XVII Olympiad, were held in 1960 in Rome, Italy. ... Equestrian competitions in the 1960 Summer Games in Rome included dressage, eventing, and show jumping. ... Equestrian competitions at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico featured team and individual competitions in show jumping, eventing, and dressage. ... March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (61st in leap years). ... Year 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1940 calendar). ... Motto: (Welsh for Wales forever) Anthem: (Welsh for Land of My Fathers) Capital Cardiff (Caerdydd) Largest city Cardiff (Caerdydd) Official language(s) Welsh, English Government Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister of the UK Tony Blair MP  - First Minister Rhodri Morgan AM Unification    - by Gruffudd ap Llywelyn 1056... Show jumping is a form of competition in which horses are jumped over a course of fences, low walls, and other obstacles (e. ...


Broome was born in Cardiff, and still maintains his stables at Mount Ballan Manor, Crick, near Chepstow. He won the European championships in 1961, 1967, and 1969, individual Olympic bronze medals in 1960 and 1968, the latter on his best-known horse Mr Softee, on which he was only two fences (8 faults) behind the Gold medal position. In 1960 he was also voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year. He won the world individual championship in 1970, and in the same year was Western Mail Welsh Sports Personality of the year. In 1978 he was part of the world championship winning British team. He turned professional in 1973. David Broome has won the King George V Gold Cup a record six times on six different horses from 1960 - 1991. Cardiff (English:  Welsh: ) is the capital of Wales and its largest city. ... Crick is a hamlet in the Welsh county of Monmouthshire north of the town of Caldicot and east of Caerwent. ... Chepstow or the ham sandwch is my teacher Mr. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... Year 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... The 1968 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XIX Olympiad, were held in Mexico City in 1968. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... The BBC Sports Personality of the Year award is given to one sportsman or sportswoman, usually British, every year. ... 81. ... The Western Mail is a daily newspaper published by Western Mail and Echo Ltd in Cardiff, Wales. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ...

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Achievements

Olympic Games

  • 1960 Rome: individual Bronze medal with Sunsalve
  • 1968 Mexico: individual Bronze medal with Mister Softee

Nickname: The Eternal City Motto: SPQR: Senatus PopulusQue Romanus Location of the city of Rome (yellow) within the Province of Rome (red) and region of Lazio (grey) Coordinates: Region Lazio Province Province of Rome Founded 21 April 753 BC  - Mayor Walter Veltroni Area    - City 1285 km²  (580 sq mi)  - Urban...

World championships

  • 1960 Venezia: individual Bronze medal single with Sunsalve
  • 1970 La Baule: individual Gold medal single with Beethoven
  • 1978 Aachen: team Gold medal with Philco
  • 1982 Dublin: team Bronze medal with Mr. Ross
  • 1990 Stockholm: team Bronze medal with Lannegan

Venice is known for its waterways and gondolas Gondola. ... La Baule-Escoublac, commonly referred to as La Baule, is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique département of France. ... Oche redirects here; in darts the oche is the line from which players must throw. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 53. ...   (IPA: ; UN/LOCODE: SE STO) is the capital of Sweden, and consequently the site of its Government and Parliament as well as the residence of the Swedish head of state, King Carl XVI Gustaf. ...

European championships

  • 1961 Aachen: individual Gold medal with Sunsalve
  • 1967 Rotterdam: individual Gold medal with Mister Softee
  • 1969 Hickstead: individual Gold medal with Mister Softee
  • 1977 Vienna: team Silver medal with Philco
  • 1979 Rotterdam: team Gold medal with Queensway Big Q
  • 1983 Hickstead: team Silver medal with Mr Ross
  • 1991 La Baule: team Silver medal with Lannegan

Rotterdam Location Coat of arms The coat of arms reads Sterker door Strijd, i. ... The All England Jumping Course at Hickstead is the principal outdoor showjumping venue in England. ... Inhabitants according to official census figures: 1800 to 2005 Vienna in 1858 Vienna (German: Wien ) is the capital of Austria, and also one of the nine States of Austria. ... Rotterdam Location Coat of arms The coat of arms reads Sterker door Strijd, i. ... La Baule-Escoublac, commonly referred to as La Baule, is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique département of France. ...

FEI World Cup

  • World Cup Jumping League Winner 1979/80 with Sportsman, Queensway Big Q and Sportsman

The Fédération Equestre Internationale (commonly known as the FEI, or informally in English as the International Equestrian Federation) is the international governing body of equestrian (horse) sports. ... The FEI World Cup Show Jumping Final started in 1979. ...

Qualifer wins
  • 1978/1979 's-Hertogenbosch with Philco
  • 1979/1980 Birmingham with Sportsman
  • 1979/1980 Wien with Philco
  • 1979/1980 Bordeaux with Queensway Big Q
  • 1979/1980 Amsterdam with Sportsman
  • 1981/1982 London (Olympia) with Philco
  • 1981/1982 Dublin with Mr Ross
  • 1983/1984 Amsterdam with Last Resort
  • 1966 Hickstead Derby winner with Mister Softee

s-Hertogenbosch (literally The Dukes Forest in Dutch; translated in French as Bois-le-Duc), unofficially also called Den Bosch, is a municipality in the Netherlands, the capital of the province of North Brabant. ... This article is about the city in England. ... Wien is the German language name for Vienna, the city and federal state in Austria. ... New city flag (traditional tri-crescent) City coat of arms Motto: The fleur-de-lis alone rules over the moon, the waves, the castle, and the lion Location Coordinates Time Zone CET (GMT +1) Administration Country France Région Aquitaine Département Gironde (33) Intercommunality Urban Community of Bordeaux Mayor... Amsterdam Location Flag Country Netherlands Province North Holland Population 741,329 (1 August 2006) Agglomeration - up to 2. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... The All England Jumping Course at Hickstead is the principal outdoor showjumping venue in England. ...

King George V Gold Cup

  • 1960 with Sunsalve
  • 1966 with Mister Softee
  • 1972 with Sportsman
  • 1977 with Philco
  • 1981 with Mr Ross
  • 1991 with Lannegan

International Grand Prix's

  • 1973 St.Gallen with Manhattan
  • 1979 Amsterdam with Sportman
  • 1983 Amsterdam with Last Resort
  • 1981 Spruce Meadows with Queens Way Philco
  • 1981 Horse of the Year Show (Wembley) with Mr Ross
Preceded by
John Surtees
BBC Sports Personality of the Year
1960
Succeeded by
Stirling Moss

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