Christin Wurth-Thomas

Track and Field

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Event: Middle distance
Height: 5-5
Weight: 120
PR: 800m - 2:03.70i (2007); 1,500m - 4:05.00 (2006); 3,000m - 9:16.22i (2003)
Current Residence: Springdale, Ark.
High School: Bloomington (Ill.) HS '99
College: University of Arkansas '03
Coach: Lance Harter
Agent: Paul Doyle
Club: Nike

Career Highlights: 3rd at 2008 Olympic Trials in 1,500m; 2008 USA Indoor champion; 2007 USA Outdoor runner-up; 2007 USA Indoor runner-up; 3rd at 2003 NCAA Outdoors; 3rd at 2003 NCAA Indoor mile

Wurth-Thomas secured her spot on the 2008 Olympic Team with her third-place finish in the 1,500m (4:08.48) at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials...A star while at the University of Arkansas, Wurth-Thomas became a post-collegiate threat when she won the 1,500m at the 2005 Nike Prefontaine Classic. Since then, she has gained fitness and is in the best shape of her life in 2008...She had seen success over hill and dale the previous year, punching her ticket to the 2004 World Cross Country Championships in Brussels with her seventh-place finish the 2004 USA Cross Country Championships (4 km, 13:08)... holds the University of Arkansas school record outdoors in at 1,500m (4:10.49) and the top four times overall in the event for the Lady 'Backs ... owns the 2nd-fasted 6,000m cross country time in University of Arkansas history (19:33.55).

2008: 3rd at Olympic Trials in 1,500m (4:08.48)... USA Indoor champion (4:14.21)...3rd in 1,500m at Nike Prefontaine Classic (4:04.88)...2nd at adidas Track Classic (4:04.94)...6th in heats at World Indoors (4:10.56)
2007:
USA Outdoor 1,500m runner-up (4:07.86)...10th in heats at World Outdoors (4:20.21)...USA Indoor 800m runner-up (2:03.70iPR)...4th in 1,500m at adidas Track Classic (4:08.22)...1st in 800m at 100th Millrose Games (2:06.97)...6th in 1,500m at Nike Prefontaine Classic (4:08.18)...1st in 800m at Castle Island (2:06.15)...ranked #5 in the U.S. by T&FN...best of 4:07.86.
2006:
5th at USA Indoor Champs (4:14.41)...3rd at adidas Classic (4:08.89)...8th at Nike Prefontaine Classic (4:05.00PR)...14th at Athens (4:07.88)...ranked #4 in the U.S. by T&FN...best of 4:05.00.
2005:
1st at Nike Prefontaine Classic (4:09.45) ... 5th at Stanford (4:08.76) ... 6th at USA Outdoors (4:08.80) ... 9th in 5,000 at Mt. SAC (16:14.12) ... 8th at USA 8 km champs (26:37) ... ranked #5 in U.S. by T&FN... best of 4:08.76.
2004:
7th in 4 km at USA XC Champs (13:08) ...43rd at World XC (14:21)... 12th in heats in 1,500 at Olympic Trials ... bests of 4:15.99 and 9:25.90i.