Willie Smith (hurdler)

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Willie Smith (born 20 September 1977) is a retired Namibian athlete who specialised in the 400 metres hurdles.[1] He represented his country at the 2000 Summer Olympics failing to qualify for the semifinals.[2]

His personal best of 49.05 (2001) is the current national record.

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Namibia
1996 World Junior Championships Sydney, Australia 7th 400m hurdles 51.83
13th (h) 4×100m relay 40.84
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 42nd (h) 400 m hurdles 51.12
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 35th (h) 400 m hurdles 50.89
2002 Commonwealth Games Manchester, United Kingdom 6th 400 m hurdles 50.14
African Championships Radès, Tunisia 2nd 400 m hurdles 50.03


  1. ^ Willie Smith at World Athletics
  2. ^ Willie Smith. Sports Reference. Retrieved on 2013-10-29.