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Dave Clark

Full name: David Eugene "Dave" Clark
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: April 28, 1936 in Frisco, Texas, United States
Affiliations: North Texas Mean Green, Denton (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Dave Clark finished third at the 1960 Olympic Trials in the pole vault. He competed for North Texas State College and in 1960 finished in a tie for second at the NCAA Meet. Clark was a two-time Missouri Valley Conference pole vault champion in 1959 and 1960. He later earned a masters’ degree in education, and coached and taught school for 38 years. Clark stayed active by running marathons. He was inducted into the North Texas Athletic Hall of Fame in 1988, and in 2015 was inducted into the Texas Track and Field Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

Personal Best: PV – 4.65 (15-3) (1960).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 24 Roma Athletics Men's Pole Vault United States USA 18T QR

Men's Pole Vault

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank BHC MBHC TMBHC TABHC C/F/P
1960 Summer 24 Roma Athletics United States Qualifying Round 18T 4.20 0 0 3
1960 Summer 24 Roma Athletics United States Qualifying Round 3.80 metres 1T o 0 0 1 3.80
1960 Summer 24 Roma Athletics United States Qualifying Round 4.00 metres 17T o 0 0 2 4.00
1960 Summer 24 Roma Athletics United States Qualifying Round 4.20 metres 15T o 0 0 3 4.20
1960 Summer 24 Roma Athletics United States Qualifying Round 4.30 metres 18T xxx 0 0 3 4.20
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