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Christin Wurth-Thomas

Christin Wurth-Thomas

Event: Middle Distance
Height: 5-5
Weight: 120
PR: 1,500m - 3:59.59 (2010)
Born: 07/11/1980
Current Residence: Springdale, Ark.
Hometown:
High School: Bloomington (Ill.) HS '99
College: University of Arkansas '03
Coach: Lance Harter
Agent: Paul Doyle
Sponsor: Nike
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USA Championships
2008 USA Indoor champion (4:14.21)
Two-time USA Outdoor runner-up - 2007 (4:07.76); 2009 (4:06.00)
Third at 2008 Olympic Trials (4:08.48)
 
Collegiate Championships
Third at 2003 NCAA Outdoors (4:10.49)
Third at 2003 NCAA Indoor mile (4:41.73)
 
About Christin
Wurth-Thomas clocked a 3:59.98 in the 1,500 meters on Friday, July 10, 2009, at the Golden Gala in Rome to become only the fourth American woman to run a sub-4:00 time in the event. A solid performer at the University of Arkansas, Wurth-Thomas became a post-collegiate threat when she won the 1,500m at the 2005 Nike Prefontaine Classic. She holds the top four times overall in the 1,500m for the Lady ’Backs. Wurth-Thomas also owns the second-fastest 6,000m cross country time in University of Arkansas history (19:33.55).
Other Results
2012: limited competition due to foot injury; 8th at Payton Jordan Invite (2:04.80).
2011: 1st at Tyson Invitational at 3000m ind(8:43.79);1st at Payton Jordan Invitational in 800m (2:00.72); 6th at Rome (4:03.72); 10th at Pre Classic (4:08.55); 4th at USA Outdoor (4:06.21); 8th at Birmingham (4:08.10); 17th at Monaco (4:12.11).
2010: 4th at USA Outdoor (4:15.33); 8th at Lausanne (4:03.44); 2nd at Hengelo (4:04.88); 6th at Ostrava in 800m (2:01.87); 5th in Berlin (2:00.61); 4th at Gateshead (2:00.75); 2nd at Paris (3:59.59).
2009: 5th at World Champs (4:05.21); USA Outdoor runner-up (4:06.00); 1st at Reebok Grand Prix (4:03.96); 5th at Nike Pre Classic (4:01.72); 3rd at Lausanne (4:05.09); 2nd at Rome (3:59.98); 3rd at World Athletics Final (4:14.10).
2008: 8th in opening round at Olympic Games (4:09.70); 3rd at Olympic Trials in 1,500m (4:08.48); USA Indoor champion (4:14.21); 3rd in 1,500m at Nike Prefontaine Classic (4:04.88PR); 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 (2:03.70); 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).
2006: 5th at USA Indoor Champs (4:14.41); 3rd at adidas Classic (4:08.89); 8th at Nike Prefontaine Classic (4:05.00); 14th at Athens (4:07.88).
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).
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.
2003: 3rd in 1,500 at NCAA Outdoors (4:10.49); 3rd in mile (4:41.73) and 16th in 3,000 (9:52.14) at NCAA Indoors; 2nd in 1,500 at SEC Outdoors; ran 15:54.99 in 5,000m at Mt. SAC.
2002: SEC 1,500m champion (4:20.87); 7th at SEC 5,000m (17:22.92); 3rd at SEC indoor mile (4:49.44), 5th in 3,000 (9:42.40); 19th at NCAA XC Championships; SEC XC champion (21:04.87); named SEC XC runner of the year.
2001: 5th at SEC indoor mile (4:53.60), 6th at 3,000 (10:01.48), 7th in 5,000 (17:41.16); 3rd in 1,500 at SEC Outdoors (4:24.66).
2000: 5th in mile at SEC Indoors; 3rd in 1,500 (4:26.59), 8th in 3,000 (10:08.98) at SEC Outdoors.
 
USA/World Rankings and Personal Bests
2011: Indoor bests – 3,000m, 8:43.79 (No. 2 in the USA, No. 10 in the world); Outdoor bests – 800m, 2:00.72 (No. 13 in the USA); 1,500m, 4:03.72 (No. 3 in the USA, No. 29 in the world); 5,000m, 15:21.75 (No. 13 in the USA); 5km road, 15:56
2010: Indoor bests – 3,000m, 9:04.75 (No. 7 in the USA, No. 35 in the world); Outdoor bests – 800m, 2:00.61 (No. 11 in the USA); 1,500m, 3:59.59 (No. 1 in the USA, No. 5 in the world); 5,000m, 15:50.19
2009: Indoor bests – 3,000m, 9:30.27; Outdoor bests – 800m, 1:59.35 (No. 3 in the USA, No. 21 in the world); 1,000m, 2:34.23 (No. 1 in the USA, No. 1 in the world); 1,500m, 3:59.98 (No. 3 in the USA, No. 8 in the world); 5,000m, 15:34.17 (No. 9 in the USA); mile road, 4:23.9; 5km road, 16:09
2008: Indoor bests – 1,500m, 4:10.56 (No. 1 in the USA, No. 15 in the world); mile, 4:27.18 (No. 1 in the USA, No. 4 in the world); 3,000m, 8:54.97 (No. 1 in the USA, No. 21 in the world); Outdoor bests – 800m, 2:01.34 (No. 9 in the USA); 1,500m, 4:04.88 (No. 2 in the USA, No. 23 in the world); 5,000m, 15:28.04 (No. 9 in the USA)
2007: Indoor bests – 800m, 2:03.70; mile, 4:31.84 (No. 2 in the USA, No. 3 in the world); Outdoor bests – 800m, 2:06.16; 1,500m, 4:07.86 (No. 7 in the USA, No. 41 in the world); mile, 4:39.11 (No. 8 in the USA, No. 23 in the world); 5,000m, 15:47.72; 5km road, 16:30
2006: Indoor bests – 800m, 2:08.22; 1,500m, 4:14.41 (No. 5 in the USA, No. 38 in the world); mile, 4:36.08 (No. 7 in the USA, No. 17 in the world); Outdoor bests – 800m, 2:02.16 (No. 8 in the USA); 1,500m, 4:05.00 (No. 2 in the USA, No. 26 in the world)
2005: Indoor bests – 1,500m, 4:14.74 (No. 3 in the USA, No. 28 in the world); mile, 4:43.59; 3,000m, 9:24.97; Outdoor bests – 800m, 2:07.63; 1,500m, 4:08.76 (No. 8 in the USA); 5,000m, 16:14.12; mile road, 4:45.2
2004: Indoor bests – 1,500m, 4:19.77; mile, 4:40.15; 3,000m, 9:25.90; Outdoor bests – 800m, 2:07.66; 1,500m, 4:15.99; 5,000m, 16:26.72; 10km road, 35:18
2003: Indoor bests – 800m, 2:07.15; mile, 4:36.94 (No. 2 in the USA, No. 7 in the world); 3,000m, 9:16.22; 5,000m, 16:16.79 (No. 14 in the USA, No. 20 in the world); Outdoor bests – 800m, 2:07.65; 1,000m, 2:47.1; 1,500m, 4:10.49 (No. 8 in the USA); 5,000m, 15:54.99; 10km road, 35:36
2002: Indoor bests – 800m, 2:14.25; mile, 4:44.95; 3,000m, 9:31.10; 5,000m, 17:22.92; Outdoor bests – 1,500m, 4:16.80; 5,000m, 16:30.05
2001: Indoor bests – mile, 4:53.23; 3,000m, 9:39.68; Outdoor bests – 800m, 2:10.79; 1,500m, 4:24.66
2000: Indoor bests – mile, 4:51.84; 3,000m, 9:45.77; Outdoor bests – 800m, 2:11.59; 1,500m, 4:24.21; 3,000m, 9:51.12 
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