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Kim Clarke

Full name: Kim Dorota Clarke
Gender: Female
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: January 31, 1965 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Handball

Biography

Kim Clarke was a basketball player in college at St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa. As a sophomore and junior she helped her team reach the NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) Final Four. She began playing handball while in high school and tried to make the 1984 Olympic team, but did eventually play at the 1988, 1992, and 1996 Olympics. Clarke won gold medals at the 1987 and 1995 Pan American Games. She also competed at the 1986 Goodwill Games and the 1982, 1986, 1993, and 1995 World Championships.

Clarke graduated from St. Ambrose in 1991. She later earned a masters’ degree in sports administration from the University of Northern Colorado in 1994 and a masters’ in information technology from American Intercontinental University in 2001. Clarke later settled near Atlanta where she worked for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia. She is a member of the St. Ambrose Athletic Hall of Fame and the Quad City Ties Sports Hall of Fame.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Handball Women's Handball United States USA 7
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Handball Women's Handball United States USA 6
1996 Summer 31 Atlanta Handball Women's Handball United States USA 8

Women's Handball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST W S E DQ
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Handball United States USA Classification Round 5-8 Match #1 2 1988-09-27 CHN 31, USA 22 2
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Handball United States USA Classification Round 5-8 Match #3 1 1988-09-29 USA 27, CIV 16 4
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Handball United States USA Group A Match #2 2 1988-09-21 YUG 19, USA 18 1
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Handball United States USA Group A Match #3 2 1988-09-23 TCH 33, USA 19 2
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Handball United States USA Group A Match #5 2 1988-09-25 KOR 24, USA 18 3
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Handball United States USA Final Round Match 5/6 2 1992-08-08 AUT 26, USA 17 0 0
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Handball United States USA Group A Match #2 2 1992-07-30 EUN 23, USA 16 0 0
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Handball United States USA Group A Match #4 2 1992-08-01 GER 32, USA 16 2 0
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Handball United States USA Group A Match #5 1 1992-08-03 USA 23, NGR 21 0 0
1996 Summer 31 Atlanta Handball United States USA Group A Match #2 2 1996-07-26 DEN 29, USA 19 0 0 0 0 0
1996 Summer 31 Atlanta Handball United States USA Group A Match #4 2 1996-07-28 HUN 30, USA 24 2 1 0 0 0
1996 Summer 31 Atlanta Handball United States USA Group A Match #6 2 1996-07-30 CHN 31, USA 21 0 0 0 0 0
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