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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

At the 1928 Olympics Marjorie Clark was fifth in the high jump and was eliminated in the semifinals of the 100 m race. In Los Angeles she was eliminated in the heats of the 100 metres and again placed fifth in the high jump. She set the 80 metre hurdles world record in 1930 and 1931 although it was broken in the 1932 Olympic final. In 1934 Clark won both the 80 m hurdles and the high jump at the British Empire Games.

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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