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Christian Smith of Garfield, Kansas, was a member of the Pawnee Heights High School track team of Rozel, Kansas. In 2000, Trevor Smith, his brother, won the 800 meter and mile runs at the state meet, with Christian finishing second in both races. At the 2001 National AAU Junior Olympics Games, Christian won the 800 Meter run. The next year, Christian was a four event winner at the 2002 Kansas State Track and Field Championships in Wichita, Kansas. He was named The Hutchinson News' Male Athlete of the Year, and helped Pawnee Heights win the Class 1A title. After graduating from high school. Christian continued his track career at Kansas State University. In 2008, he was member of the United States Track and Field Team at the Olympics in Beijing, China.

Creator: Smith, Ann
Date: 2000

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Item Number: 213597
Call Number: 2009-027.01
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213597

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