United States of America
TeamUnited States of America
Olympic Medals
Games Participations2
First Olympic GamesAtlanta 1996
Year of Birth1968


Mark Crear ran the high hurdles at the 1996 and 2000 Olympics, winning a silver medal in Atlanta and bronze medal in Sydney. Crear had broken his arm two weeks before the 1996 Olympics and ran the race with a brace on the arm. He also competed at the 1997 World Championships, where he failed to medal, and won the gold at the 1998 Goodwill Games. Crear was US Champion in 1994 and 1999, finishing second in 1996, 1998, and 2000. He was a three-time winner of the Grand Prix Final. Crear started college at Mt. San Antonio Community College, but finished at Southern Cal in 1992. He was third in the high hurdles at the 1990 NCAA Meet, and then won that event in 1992.

Crear later became an ordained minister and a motivational speaker, serving as the President of Mark Crear Ministries, and director of the Multi-Cultural Division of American Associations of Christian Counselors.

Personal Best: 110H – 12.98 (1999).

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