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Howard Clifton

Full name: Howard Vincent Clifton
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2.5 (190 cm)
Weight: 205 lbs (93 kg)
Born: July 1, 1939 in Albany, New York, United States
Affiliations: Siena College
Country: USA United States
Sport: Bobsleigh

Biography

Howard Clifton was a bobsled driver whose biggest achievement was winning a bronze medal in the 1967 World Championships in two-man. In 1966, Clifton also won the North American title and the International Diamond Trophy. Clifton went to Lansingburg High School in New York, where he competed in soccer and track. He later attended Siena College but competed for the Hurricane Bobsled Club. During his bobsled career, Clifton worked in business, as a supervisor at Behr-Manning in Watervliet, New York, which was a leader in belt sanders, sandpaper, and abrasives.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Winter 28 Grenoble Bobsleigh Men's Two United States-2 USA 11
1968 Winter 28 Grenoble Bobsleigh Men's Four United States-1 USA 15

Men's Two

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit
1968 Winter 28 Grenoble Bobsleigh United States-2 USA Mickey Luce Final Standings
1968 Winter 28 Grenoble Bobsleigh United States-2 USA Mickey Luce Run 1
1968 Winter 28 Grenoble Bobsleigh United States-2 USA Mickey Luce Run 2
1968 Winter 28 Grenoble Bobsleigh United States-2 USA Mickey Luce Run 3
1968 Winter 28 Grenoble Bobsleigh United States-2 USA Mickey Luce Run 4

Men's Four

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit
1968 Winter 28 Grenoble Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Final Standings
1968 Winter 28 Grenoble Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Run 1
1968 Winter 28 Grenoble Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Run 2
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