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Christin Wurth-Thomas

Born: Jul 11, 1980

Birthplace: Bloomington

Nationality: United States

Christin Wurth-Thomas

Date of Birth : Jul 11, 1980
Birth Place : Bloomington

Christin Wurth-Thomas is an American athlete who competes in middle distance track events. Wurth-Thomas competed for the United States in the women's 1500 m at the 2008 Summer Olympics. While at the University of Arkansas, Wurth-Thomas was the Southeastern Conference Cross Country and 1500 m champion in 2002. In 2003, she finished 3rd in the 1500 m NCAA outdoor track and field championships. Wurth-Thomas qualified for the 1500 m at the 2008 Summer Olympics by finishing 3rd at the 2008 U.S. Olympic trials. In Beijing, she finished 8th in the opening round, and did not qualify for the finals. In 2009, she set a personal best in the 1500 m by running a 3:59:98 at the Golden Gala in Rome, at the time becoming only the 4th American female to break 4:00 at an outdoor 1500 m competition. She also qualified the 2009 World Championships by finishing second at the US Championships to Shannon Rowbury, with a time of 4:06.00. Wurth-Thomas finished 5th at the World Championships, with a time of 4:05.21.

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