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Ken Clark

Full name: Kenneth "Ken" Clark
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 220 lbs (100 kg)
Born: November 10, 1955 in San Francisco, California, United States
Affiliations: Sports Palace
Country: USA United States
Sport: Weightlifting

Biography

Ken Clark began lifting in 1971. He competed as a heavyweight at the 1984 Olympics, placing fifth. He won an overall silver medal at the 1987 Pan American Games as a sub-heavyweight. Clark was champion at the 1981, 1982, and 1983 National Sports Festivals. He was US Champion from 1981-85 and again in 1987, placing second in 1986. Clark was Pan American Champion in 1981-82. At the 1984 Olympics, Clark twice pulled the bar to belt high and then dropped it. He later laughed that he now had a lift named after him.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Weightlifting Men's Heavyweight I United States USA 5

Men's Heavyweight I

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Final Standings 5 352.5
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Snatch 9T 155.0
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #1 AC 155.0 o
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #2 AC 160.0 x
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #3 AC 162.5 x
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk 4T 197.5
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 197.5 o
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 205.0 x
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 205.0 x
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