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MURPHY Joseph
Sport Dressage, Eventing
NOC Ireland   
GenderMale
Born06 Aug 1976 in Mullingar, IRL
Human Interest
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team Joseph Murphy Eventing: Killyleagh, NIR
When and where did you begin this sport? He began riding in 1990 at age 14 in Mullingar, Ireland.
Further Personal Information
Occupation Athlete, Coach, Horse Trainer
Languages English
General Interest
Other information STABLES
He runs a competition and training yard in Killyleagh, Northern Ireland. (Facebook page, 18 Mar 2022; josephmurphyeventing.com, 01 Jan 2020)
Further Personal Information
Residence Killyleagh, NIR
Higher education Surveying - University of Limerick: Ireland
General Interest
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs He always rides with the same whip. (Athlete, 03 Jul 2012)
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport? He was introduced to horses as a teenager, hunting with the West Meath Foxhounds.
Last Update
  11 May 2021
General Interest
Awards and honours He was named Irish Senior Event Rider of the Year in 2014. (horseandhound.co.uk, 11 Feb 2015)
Hobbies Spending time with family, travel. (eventingnation.com, 26 Jun 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement Competing at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (horseplay.ie, 31 May 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Attitude is key to success." (Instagram profile, 18 Mar 2022)

Major Results
Olympic Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2012 OG-C London (GBR) ELECTRIC CRUISE 14 5
Continental Championships and Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2013 CH-EU-C3* Malmö (SWE) ELECTRIC CRUISE EL 7
2011 CH-EU-C3* Luhmühlen (GER) ELECTRIC CRUISE 18 5
2011 CH-M-YH-CCI2* Le Lion d'Angers (FRA) DHI TOPSTORY 40  
2011 CH-M-YH-CCI2* Le Lion d'Angers (FRA) HERBST GOLDEN ECLIPSE EL  
2010 CH-M-YH-CCI1* Le Lion d'Angers (FRA) MIGHTY NICE 11  
2008 CH-M-YH-CCI2* Le Lion d'Angers (FRA) SPORTSFIELD OTHELLO 42  
Other Events
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2013 CCI4*-HSBC Pau (FRA) ELECTRIC CRUISE 8  
2013 CCI4*-HSBC Luhmühlen (GER) SPORTSFIELD OTHELLO 18  
2013 CCI4*-HSBC Luhmühlen (GER) DHI TOPSTORY 26  
2013 CCI4*-HSBC Pau (FRA) DHI TOPSTORY 41  
2013 CCI4*-HSBC Badminton (GBR) ELECTRIC CRUISE 52  
2011 CCI4*-HSBC Badminton (GBR) ELECTRIC CRUISE 27  
2011 CCI4*-HSBC Pau (FRA) SPORTSFIELD OTHELLO 27  

Current Results
Date Venue Competition Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
26.06.2014 to 29.06.2014 CIC3* Hopetoun (GBR)   ELECTRIC CRUISE 2  
26.06.2014 to 29.06.2014 CIC3* Hopetoun (GBR)   WESTWINDS HERCULES WD  
21.06.2014 to 22.06.2014 CIC2* Mallow (IRL)   WESTWINDS HERCULES 1  
21.06.2014 to 22.06.2014 CIC1* Mallow (IRL)   DARTANS QUALITY BRIGADE 14  
21.06.2014 to 22.06.2014 CIC1* Mallow (IRL)   HL MRS IMP 16  
21.06.2014 to 22.06.2014 CIC2* Mallow (IRL)   KILLOSSERY ATHLETIC TOUCH 21  
28.05.2014 to 01.06.2014 CIC3* Ratoath, Tattersalls (IRL)   ELECTRIC CRUISE 6  
28.05.2014 to 01.06.2014 CIC3* Ratoath, Tattersalls (IRL)   KILPATRICK DANCER EL  
28.05.2014 to 01.06.2014 CIC3* Ratoath, Tattersalls (IRL)   WESTWINDS HERCULES WD  
08.05.2014 to 11.05.2014 CCI4* Badminton (GBR)   SPORTSFIELD OTHELLO 30  
11.04.2014 to 14.04.2014 CICO3*-NC Ballindenisk (IRL)   ELECTRIC CRUISE 9 3
11.04.2014 to 14.04.2014 CICO3*-NC Ballindenisk (IRL)   DHI TOPSTORY 13  
11.04.2014 to 14.04.2014 CICO3*-NC Ballindenisk (IRL)   SPORTSFIELD OTHELLO 14  
11.04.2014 to 14.04.2014 CICO3*-NC Ballindenisk (IRL)   WESTWINDS HERCULES 18  
23.10.2013 to 27.10.2013 CCI4*-HSBC Pau (FRA)   ELECTRIC CRUISE 8  
23.10.2013 to 27.10.2013 CCI4*-HSBC Pau (FRA)   DHI TOPSTORY 41  
18.09.2013 to 22.09.2013 CCI3* Ballindenisk (IRL)   SPORTSFIELD OTHELLO 1  
18.09.2013 to 22.09.2013 CIC2* Ballindenisk (IRL)   SEAPATRICK CRUISE CAVALIER 7  
18.09.2013 to 22.09.2013 CCI1* Ballindenisk (IRL)   KILLOSSERY ATHLETIC TOUCH EL  
29.08.2013 to 01.09.2013 CH-EU-C3* Malmö (SWE)   ELECTRIC CRUISE EL 7
06.07.2013 to 07.07.2013 CIC1* Mallow (IRL)   MISS MJ 6  
06.07.2013 to 07.07.2013 CIC2* Mallow (IRL)   WESTWINDS HERCULES EL  
25.06.2013 to 30.06.2013 CICO3* Aachen (GER)   ELECTRIC CRUISE 11 6
13.06.2013 to 16.06.2013 CCI4*-HSBC Luhmühlen (GER)   SPORTSFIELD OTHELLO 18  
13.06.2013 to 16.06.2013 CCI4*-HSBC Luhmühlen (GER)   DHI TOPSTORY 26  
30.05.2013 to 02.06.2013 CIC3* Ratoath, Tattersalls (IRL)   SPORTSFIELD OTHELLO 8  
30.05.2013 to 02.06.2013 CIC3* Ratoath, Tattersalls (IRL)   DHI TOPSTORY 14  
30.05.2013 to 02.06.2013 CCI1* Ratoath, Tattersalls (IRL)   PROSPERO SPORTSFIELD RET  
03.05.2013 to 06.05.2013 CCI4*-HSBC Badminton (GBR)   ELECTRIC CRUISE 52  
20.04.2013 to 22.04.2013 CIC3* Ballindenisk (IRL)   ELECTRIC CRUISE 3  
20.04.2013 to 22.04.2013 CIC3* Ballindenisk (IRL)   SPORTSFIELD OTHELLO 6  
20.04.2013 to 22.04.2013 CIC3* Ballindenisk (IRL)   DHI TOPSTORY 9  
20.04.2013 to 22.04.2013 CCI2* Ballindenisk (IRL)   WESTWINDS HERCULES WD  
28.07.2012 to 09.08.2012 Olympic Games-C London (GBR)   ELECTRIC CRUISE   5
Abbreviation Meaning
DNF Did Not Finish
DNS Did Not Start
DNQ Did Not Qualify
DSQ Disqualified
FNR Finished No Rank
RET Retired
WDW Withdrawal






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