Mark Crear

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Mark Crear
Personal information
Born October 2, 1968[1][2][3]

Dr. Mark James Crear (born October 2, 1968 in San Francisco, California) is a double Olympic medalist in the 110 m hurdles from the United States. In 1996 he was second behind Allen Johnson. Four years later he came in third behind Anier Garcia and silver medalist Terrence Trammell. Mark's personal best was 12.98 seconds.

Crear went to Rowland High School, in the Rowland Heights area of southern California, where he finished second in the 300 meters hurdles and fourth in the 110 meters hurdles at the 1987 CIF California State Meet.[4] He then went to the University of Southern California, where he won the 1992 National Championship in the 110 meters hurdles. He still holds the USC school record in the hurdles.[5]

Dr. Mark Crear has been around the world presenting motivational keynotes and peak performance workshops to various corporations and organizations at all levels across a variety of industries. This USC alumnus has over 15 years of Olympic level peak performance success, who first captured attention by winning the 1996 Olympic Silver Medal with a broken arm and the 2000 Olympic Bronze Medal with a double hernia (110M High Hurdles Track & Field).

Personal bests[edit]

Event Time (sec) Date Venue
40 yard dash 4.26 April 3, 1997 Los Angeles, United States
100 meters 10.19 May 14, 1999 Berlin, Germany
200 meters 20.20 May 22, 2000 Mexico City, Mexico
400 meter hurdles 50.20 June 5, 1989 Walnut, United States
110 meter hurdles 12.98 July 5, 1999 Zagreb, Croatia

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the  United States
1994 Goodwill Games Saint Petersburg, Russia 1st 110 m hurdles
1996 Summer Olympics Atlanta, U.S. 2nd 110 m hurdles
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 7th 110 m hurdles
1998 Goodwill Games Uniondale, New York 1st 110 m hurdles
2000 Summer Olympics Sydney, Australia 3rd 110 m hurdles
2001 Goodwill Games Brisbane, Australia 6th 110 m hurdles

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
United States Allen Johnson
Men's 110 m Hurdles Best Year Performance
1999
Succeeded by
United States Allen Johnson