Stephen Clarke (swimmer)

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Stephen Clarke
Personal information
Full name Stephen Clarke
Nationality  Canada
Born (1973-07-21) 21 July 1973 (age 40)[1]
Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire, England
Height 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight 91 kg (201 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) butterfly, freestyle
Club City of Brampton (COBRA)
College team University of Florida

Stephen Clarke (born 21 July 1973) is a Canadian swimmer who was an Olympic bronze medalist. Clarke was born in Sutton Coldfield, England, and emigrated to Canada at an early age. He swam for the COBRA swim club in Brampton, where he was the first member of the team to make the national team.[1][2]

At the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain, Clarke won a bronze medal, anchoring the Canadian men's 4×100-metre medley relay team, together with Mark Tewksbury, Jonathan Cleveland and Marcel Gery. At the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, Clarke reached the finals in the 100-metre butterfly.[1]

Clarke attended the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where graduated with a degree in exercise and sport sciences in 1997. He is a member of the Brampton Sports Hall of Fame and the Ontario Aquatic Hall of Fame.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Stephen Clarke". Olympic Sports. Sports Reference.com. Retrieved 27 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Stephen Clarke". Sports Hall of Fame. City of Brampton. Retrieved 27 June 2013.