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Willie Smith (hurdler) – biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

IntroNamibian hurdler
Is Athlete 
From Namibia 
Type Sports 
Gendermale
Birth 20 September 1977
Age:42 years
Star sign Virgo

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

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

Competition record

YearCompetitionVenuePositionEventNotes
Representing  Namibia
1996World Junior ChampionshipsSydney, Australia7th400m hurdles51.83
13th (h)4×100m relay40.84
1997World ChampionshipsAthens, Greece42nd (h)400 m hurdles51.12
2000Olympic GamesSydney, Australia35th (h)400 m hurdles50.89
2002Commonwealth GamesManchester, United Kingdom6th400 m hurdles50.14
African ChampionshipsRadès, Tunisia2nd400 m hurdles50.03