With a racing career that spanned nearly five decades, Tasmania's Danny Clark’s achievements are now recognised with a place in the Cycling Australia Hall of Fame.
Clark began cycling in 1964 on a borrowed bike at the age of thirteen in George Town. Six years later, Clark was representing Australia at the British Commonwealth Games and achieved a podium finish.
One of his greatest achievements came two years later at the 1972 Munich Olympics when he won the silver medal in the ‘kilo’ (1000m time trial).
Over his 30-year career, Clark won five world titles, and a total of 12 World Championship career medals while also winning a dozen European crowns. He became one of the most successful six-day racers in history after claiming 74 races, second only to the legendary Patrick Sercu
In 1986 he received a Medal of the Order of Australia and was inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame in 1987.