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Marjorie Clark

Full name: Marjorie Rees Clark (-Smith)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-7.5 (172 cm)
Weight: 143 lbs (65 kg)
Born: November 6, 1909 in Bulwer, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Affiliations: Albion Ladies Athletic Club
Country: RSA South Africa
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Marjorie Clark had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1932 Olympics 80 metres Hurdles; 1st in the 1934 British Empire Games 80 metres Hurdles, 1st in the 1934 British Empire Games High Jump. In the 1934 British Empire Games 110-220-110 yards relay (with Barbara Burke and the non-Olympian Doris Morgan) Clark finished fourth. She also competed in the 1934 British Empire Games 100 yards as well as in the 220 yards, but was eliminated in the heats in both occasions.

Personal Bests: 100 – 12.5 (1932); 80H – 11.8 (1931); HJ – 1.606 (1934).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 18 Amsterdam Athletics Women's 100 metres South Africa RSA 6 h1 r2/3
1928 Summer 18 Amsterdam Athletics Women's High Jump South Africa RSA 5
1932 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics Women's 100 metres South Africa RSA 5 h1 r1/3
1932 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics Women's 80 metres Hurdles South Africa RSA 3 Bronze
1932 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics Women's High Jump South Africa RSA 5

Women's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1928 Summer 18 Amsterdam Athletics South Africa Semi-Finals Heat One 6
1928 Summer 18 Amsterdam Athletics South Africa Round One Heat Six 2 QU 13.0
1932 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics South Africa Round One Heat One 5 12.5

Women's 80 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T L
1932 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics South Africa Final 3 11.8 3
1932 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics South Africa Round One Heat One 3 QU 11.9

Women's High Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank H C/F/P
1928 Summer 18 Amsterdam Athletics South Africa Final Round 5 1.48
1928 Summer 18 Amsterdam Athletics South Africa Qualifying Round 1T QU 1.40
1928 Summer 18 Amsterdam Athletics South Africa Qualifying Round Group A 1T 1.40
1932 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics South Africa Final Standings 5 1.58
1932 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics South Africa Final Round 1.41 metres NP pass
1932 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics South Africa Final Round 1.44 metres NP pass
1932 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics South Africa Final Round 1.48 metres NP pass
1932 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics South Africa Final Round 1.50 metres 1T o
1932 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics South Africa Final Round 1.52 metres 1T xo
1932 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics South Africa Final Round 1.55 metres 1T xxo
1932 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics South Africa Final Round 1.58 metres 1T xxo
1932 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics South Africa Final Round 1.60 metres 5 xxx
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