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Milly Clark (born 1 March 1989) is an Australian long distance runner. She ran her first official marathon in 2015 in Amsterdam and qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics.[1] She placed 18th at the Olympics.[3]

Milly Clark
Milly Clark Rio2016.jpg
Clark at the 2016 Olympics
Personal information
Born (1989-03-01) 1 March 1989 (age 30)
EducationUniversity of Sydney
Sport
SportTrack and field
Event(s)Steeplechase, 10,000 m, half marathon, marathon
ClubSydney University Athletics Club
Coached byJames Fitzgerald[1]
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)3000 m Steeplechase – 10:01.43 (2012)
10,000 m – 33:24.89 (2014)
HM – 1:10:48 (2016)
marathon – 2:29:07 (2015)
[2]

Clark won the Australian 3000m steeplechase in 2012 and the 10,000 meter championship in 2014.[4] Her personal best is 2:29:07, set at the Amsterdam Marathon where she placed third.[5]

Her aunt Elizabeth Jack is a former Olympic diver, while her mother Margaret competed in gymnastics at the 1978 Commonwealth Games. Her father works as a principal at international schools, and hence Clark spent much of her childhood in Germany and Indonesia. She has a master's degree in nutrition from University of Sydney and also studied at Drake University in the United States.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Milly Clark. nbcolympics.com
  2. ^ Milly Clark at IAAF
  3. ^ Milly Clark. rio2016.com
  4. ^ "Milly takes long way round to marathon". Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  5. ^ http://www.runnerstribe.com/road-to-rio-interview-with-milly-clark-marathon/

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