Clinton Davis

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For the British politician, see Stanley Clinton Davis, Baron Clinton-Davis.
Clinton Davis
Personal information
Nationality  American
Born (1965-08-17) August 17, 1965 (age 49)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 165 lb (75 kg)
Sport Track and field
Event(s) 200 metres, 400 metres
Club New Image Track Club
Coached by Elbert Kennedy
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 200 m: 20.29 (University Park 1983)
400 m: 46.29 (Shippensburg 1982)

Clinton Davis (born August 17, 1965) is a former American track athlete. He was an outstanding sprinter while at Steel Valley High School.[1][2]

Davis was recruited by UCLA, but after an exceptional high school career chose to turn pro early.[1]


  1. ^ a b Holbreich, Curt (January 21, 1985). "Clinton Davis: the Loneliness of One Short-Distance Runner". The Pittsburgh Press. 
  2. ^ Adamski, Chris (August 18, 2011). "Steel Valley's Davis a legend as sprinter". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. 

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Preceded by
Bill Fralic
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Boys Athlete of the Year
1982, 1983
Succeeded by
Brian Davis & Sean Shapert
Preceded by
Australia Paul Narracott
Boys' World Youth Best Holder, 200 metres
1 August 1982 – 12 May 2001
Succeeded by
United States DaBryan Blanton
Preceded by
United States Bill Green
Boys' World Youth Best Holder, 400 metres
29 May 1982 – 13 May 1984
Succeeded by
United States Henry Thomas