Christin Wurth-Thomas (born Christin Wurth on July 11, 1980) 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.
|Birth name||Christin Wurth|
|Born||July 11, 1980|
Bloomington, Illinois, U.S.
|Height||5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)|
|Weight||120 lb (54 kg)|
|Event(s)||1500 m, 800 m|
|College team||Arkansas Razorbacks|
|Coached by||Lance Harter|
|Achievements and titles|
|World finals||2007, 1500 m|
2009, 1500 m, 5th
|Olympic finals||2008, 1500 m|
|Personal best(s)||1500 m: 3:59.59|
Wurth-Thomas was born in Bloomington, Illinois. 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 (4:08.48). 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.
|800 m||1:59.35||Monaco||July 28, 2009|
|1500 m||3:59.59||Paris||July 16, 2010|
|One mile||4:39.11||Falmouth, Massachusetts, United States||August 11, 2007|
|5000 m||15:28.04||Walnut, California, United States||April 18, 2008|
|800 m||2:03.70||Boston, Massachusetts, United States||February 25, 2007|
|1500 m||4:10.56||Valencia, Spain||March 8, 2008|
|One mile||4:27.18||Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States||February 15, 2008|
|3000 m||8:43.79||Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States||February 12, 2011|
|5000 m||16:16.79||Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States||February 24, 2003|
- All information taken from IAAF profile.