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Sherm Clark

Full name: Sherman Rockwell "Sherm" Clark
Gender: Male
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
Weight: 115 lbs (52 kg)
Born: November 16, 1899 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: November 8, 1980 in Annapolis, Maryland, United States
Affiliations: US Naval Academy, Annapolis (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

Sherm Clark is the only American to ever cox two medal-winning boats at one Olympics. Clark went to the Naval Academy, graduating in 1922. At the 1920 Olympics he coxed the U.S. Naval Academy eight and filled in as a cox for the Penn Barge Club four. He made his career as a naval officer, retiring in 1971 as a rear admiral.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 20 Antwerpen Rowing Men's Coxed Fours United States USA 2 Silver
1920 Summer 20 Antwerpen Rowing Men's Coxed Eights United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Coxed Fours

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1920 Summer 20 Antwerpen Rowing United States USA Final 6:58.0
1920 Summer 20 Antwerpen Rowing United States USA Semi-Finals Heat Three 7:17.4

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1920 Summer 20 Antwerpen Rowing United States USA Final 6:05.0
1920 Summer 20 Antwerpen Rowing United States USA Semi-Finals Heat Two 6:24.0
1920 Summer 20 Antwerpen Rowing United States USA Round One Heat Three 6:24.0