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Mary Ellen Clark

Full name: Mary Ellen Clark
Gender: Female
Height: 5-1 (155 cm)
Weight: 119 lbs (54 kg)
Born: December 25, 1962 in Abington, Pennsylvania, United States
Affiliations: Ohio State Buckeyes, Columbus (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Diving

Medals: 2 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Mary Ellen Clark was a platform specialist who won bronze medals on platform at the 1992 and 1996 Oympics. Clark attended Penn State and later received a masters’ degree in health and physical education from The Ohio State University. She won seven US titles, five on platform and two on springboard. In 1994 she was a triple national champion, winning the platform and on both springboards.

Between her two Olympic appearances, Clark had to overcome one of the most difficult problems a diver could face. She developed vertigo, which only affected her ability to dive. With training, medication, and working on her overall conditioning, she was able to overcome it and get back on the boards, although she missed the entire 1995 season.

Clark later became a motivational speaker, a personal trainer, and a diving coach. In 2004 she was named head diving coach at Amherst College and Mount Holyoke College, also teaching the local high school in Amherst. She later moved to Wellesley College where she was head diving coach and assistant director of strength and conditioning. Clark was also certified as a personal fitness trainer by the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Diving Women's Platform United States USA 3 Bronze
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Diving Women's Platform United States USA 3 Bronze

Women's Platform

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS FRP FRP SFRP SFRP QRP DP J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S J6S J7S DOD DC# SP
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Diving United States Final 3 401.91
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Diving United States Qualifying 2 QU 329.85
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Diving United States Final Round Dive #1 4T 37.92 7.5 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 7.5 1.6 103B
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Diving United States Final Round Dive #2 7 43.20 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.0 6.5 7.0 7.0 2.0 403B
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Diving United States Final Round Dive #3 2 46.74 9.0 8.0 8.5 8.0 8.5 8.0 7.5 1.9 201A
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Diving United States Final Round Dive #4 3 48.51 8.0 7.5 7.5 7.5 8.0 8.5 7.5 2.1 5132D
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Diving United States Final Round Dive #5 8 55.89 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.5 7.0 6.5 6.5 2.7 107C
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Diving United States Final Round Dive #6 2 65.61 9.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 9.0 7.5 7.5 2.7 305C
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Diving United States Final Round Dive #7 11 39.36 4.5 3.5 4.0 4.5 4.5 3.0 4.0 3.2 407C
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Diving United States Final Round Dive #8 3 64.68 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 8.0 8.0 8.0 2.8 5235D
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Diving United States Qualifying Dive #1 2 48.00 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 7.0 8.5 2.0 403B
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Diving United States Qualifying Dive #2 6 43.32 7.0 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 8.0 8.5 1.9 201A
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Diving United States Qualifying Dive #3 4T 48.51 7.5 7.0 8.0 7.5 7.5 8.5 8.0 2.1 5132D
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Diving United States Qualifying Dive #4 5 63.18 8.0 7.5 7.5 7.5 8.0 8.0 8.0 2.7 107C
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Diving United States Qualifying Dive #5 2 67.20 6.5 7.5 7.5 7.0 7.0 6.0 7.0 3.2 407C
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Diving United States Qualifying Dive #6 5 59.64 6.5 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.5 7.5 7.0 2.8 5235D
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Diving United States Final Standings 3 472.95
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Diving United States Final Round 3 472.95 298.08 3 174.87
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Diving United States Semi-Finals 9 QU 428.76 174.87 3 253.89
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Diving United States Qualifying 12 QU 253.89
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Diving United States Final Round Dive #1 4 58.50 6.0 6.0 7.0 6.5 7.0 6.5 6.5 3.0 107B
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Diving United States Final Round Dive #2 2 64.80 8.0 7.5 8.0 8.5 8.0 8.5 7.5 2.7 305C
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Diving United States Final Round Dive #3 11 36.54 4.0 3.5 4.5 5.0 4.0 4.5 4.0 2.9 205B
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Diving United States Final Round Dive #4 2 71.04 8.0 7.5 7.5 7.0 8.0 7.0 7.0 3.2 407C
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Diving United States Final Round Dive #5 2T 67.20 8.5 7.5 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 2.8 5235D
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Diving United States Semi-Finals Dive #1 7 36.96 8.0 8.0 7.0 7.5 7.5 7.5 8.0 1.6 103B
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Diving United States Semi-Finals Dive #2 6T 42.60 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.5 7.0 7.5 7.0 2.0 403B
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Diving United States Semi-Finals Dive #3 4 46.17 8.0 8.0 8.5 8.0 8.0 9.0 7.5 1.9 201A
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Diving United States Semi-Finals Dive #4 2 49.14 7.5 7.5 8.0 8.0 8.0 7.5 8.0 2.1 5132D
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Diving United States Qualifying Dive #1 6T 59.40 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.0 6.5 7.0 7.0 3.0 107B
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Diving United States Qualifying Dive #2 1 70.47 8.5 9.0 8.0 9.0 8.5 9.0 8.5 2.7 305C
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Diving United States Qualifying Dive #3 31 29.58 3.0 3.0 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 2.9 205B
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Diving United States Qualifying Dive #4 31 29.76 3.0 4.5 3.0 3.0 3.0 2.5 3.5 3.2 407C
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Diving United States Qualifying Dive #5 8T 64.68 7.0 8.0 7.5 7.5 8.0 7.5 8.0 2.8 5235D
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