Jearl Miles Clark
|Born||September 4, 1966 54) (age|
Gainesville, Florida, U.S.
She held the American record in the women's 800 m at 1:56.40.
She competed for the United States in the 1992 Summer Olympics held in Barcelona, Spain in the 4 x 400 meters where she won the Silver medal with her teammates Natasha Kaiser, Gwen Torrence and Rochelle Stevens.
She made a third appearance in the Olympics in the 2000 Summer Olympics held in Sydney, Australia and again walked off with the Gold medal in the 4 x 400 metres with her teammates Monique Hennagan, Marion Jones and LaTasha Colander-Richardson. This medal was later stripped due to steroid doping admissions of Marion Jones. However, she and 6 other members of the team would successfully appeal the decision to strip them of their medals in July 2010.
She was a volunteer track and field coach at the University of Connecticut, where her husband worked as head coach for track and field. She was inducted into the National Track and Field Hall of Fame in 2010.
Miles-Clark is a 1989 graduate of Alabama A&M University.
She currently resides with her husband, J.J. and their son, Jorell in California.
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