Meet The Very First “Team USA” From The 1896 Olympics

Ellery Clark

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Ellery Clark was 21 when he won first place in both the long jump (6.35 meters) and high jump (1.81 meters).  According to the Team USA website, he remains the only athlete to win first place in both events at the same Olympics. He continued competing in track and field events, including at the 1904 Olympics in St. Louis, until hew as 56. 

Clark was inducted into the USA Track & Field Hall of Fame in 1991.