Gene Clarke

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games (non-medal events)
Full nameEugene Carter “Gene”•Clarke
Used nameGene•Clarke
Born20 February 1907 in Thorold, Ontario (CAN)
Died18 July 1984 in Newbury Park, California (USA)
AffiliationsUSC Trojans, Los Angeles (USA)
NOC United States


Gene Clark was a right halfback on the West Team at the 1932 Olympic demonstration. He played football at Southern Cal. Clark was a Canadian citizen in 1932 and became a US citizen after his 1933 marriage. Clark later coached the Fort McArthur football team in 1944 during World War II, which was a team made up of members of the coast artillery.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Summer Olympics American Football USA Gene Clarke
American Football, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) West 1