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Chuck Smith

Full name: Charles Kenneth "Chuck" Smith
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1 (186 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: March 12, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: Southern California Striders, Anaheim (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Chuck Smith won the AAU 200 in 1972. He also placed sixth in the 1971 AAU and the 1970 NCAA. In 1970 he was NCAA College Division champion at both 100 and 220 yards, although that was his first year of track competition. At the 1972 Olympics Smith ran the final with the flu and a 105° F. (40.5° C.) temperature.

Smith ran for Occidental College, graduating in 1970, and the Southern Cal Striders. He also did graduate work at Southern Cal, finishing in 1972. Smith was elected to the Occidental College Track & Field Hall of Fame.

Personal Bests: 100y – 9.3 (1971); 100 – 10.2 (1972); 200 – 20.55 (1972).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 23 München Athletics Men's 200 metres United States USA 5

Men's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1972 Summer 23 München Athletics United States Final 5 20.55 3
1972 Summer 23 München Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat One 3 QU 20.86 3
1972 Summer 23 München Athletics United States Quarter-Finals Heat Two 2 QU 20.66 7
1972 Summer 23 München Athletics United States Round One Heat Six 1 QU 20.79 4
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