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CHRIS SMITH

Born: 01 February 1989
Coach: Norman Poole
Club: Wirral AC
Lives: Meols, Wirral
OCWK: Male Athlete

 

Personal Bests
400m 47.94 (2007), 1:48.20 (2008)

Involvement with OCWK
Chris has been part of 'On Camp with Kelly' since 2008 and has taken part in the following OCWK events:
Loughborough Educational Camp 2008
Male Athlete Get-Together 2008
Eat for Success Get-Together 2009
Olympic Park Visit 2010
Birmingham Get-Together 2011

He was awarded an 'On Camp with Kelly' Excellent Achievement Award in 2008 in recognition of his selection for the Aviva GB & NI Team for the IAAF World Junior Championships.


Athletics Achievements
3rd Scottish Champs 800m 2011
2nd Scottish Champs 800m 2010
3rd BUCS Indoor 800m 2010
Ht World Junior 800m 2008
3rd England Under 20 800m 2008
3rd BUSA 800m 2008
2nd England Under 20 Indoor 800m 2008
1st AAA Under 17 400m 2005
2nd English Schools Juniors 800m 2003


Performances in 2010
Chris won the bronze medal in the 800m at the Scottish Championships on 18 July. Chris won the bronze medal in the 800m at the BUCS Indoor Championships on 14 March. Outdoors he finished second in the Scottish Championships on 18 July.

Personal Bests set in 2010
800m - previous PB 1:48.20 / 1:54.58i
1:52.81i, 13/02/10, Sheffield
1:52.08i, 24/02/10, Birmingham


Performances in 2008
Chris has improved his personal best for 800m by over four seconds this season to 1:48.20, a qualifying time for the IAAF World Junior Championships. He secured his selection for the World Juniors, where he finished sixth in his heat, by finishing third at the England Athletics Under 20 Championships. Chris started 2008 by winning the 800m silver medal at the England Athletics Under 20 Indoor Championships and also won the bronze medal outdoors at the British University Championships in a new personal best of 1:50.72.

Personal Bests set in 2008
300m – previous PB 36.5
36.13i, 06/01/08, Manchester

800m – previous PB 1:52.59 / 1:58.43i
1:54.58i, 24/02/08, Birmingham
1:50.72, 05/05/08, Bedford
1:50.35, 18/05/08, Loughborough
1:49.21, 04/06/08, Twickenham
1:48.20, 14/06/08, Watford


Click here to check out Chris's recent performances on the Power of 10 website

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