Full name: John Macauley Letchworth Smith
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 132 lbs (60 kg)
Born: April 10, 1905 in Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: August 25, 1993 in Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Affiliations: Boston Athletic Association, Boston (USA)
Country: United States
Macauley Smith won the IC4A cross-country in 1924, competing for Yale. He placed second in the 1928 Olympic Trials 5K. Smith was a Kentucky native but prepped at Philips Andover Academy and ran for the Boston AA.
Smith earned a law degree and then returned to Louisville, where he served as a circuit court judge. In 1979 he and his wife donated a 170-acre parcel of land to the Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission, for âthe express purpose of preserving the land for passive recreation.â Smith was inducted into the Andover Athletics Hall of Honor posthumously in 2013.
Personal Bests: 5000 â 14:57.4 (1928); 10000 â unknown.
|1928 Summer||23||Amsterdam||Athletics||Men's 5,000 metres||United States||USA||10|
|1928 Summer||23||Amsterdam||Athletics||Men's 10,000 metres||United States||USA||AC||DNF|
|1928 Summer||23||Amsterdam||Athletics||United States||Final||10|
|1928 Summer||23||Amsterdam||Athletics||United States||Round One||Heat Three||1||QU||15:04.0|
|1928 Summer||23||Amsterdam||Athletics||United States||Final Standings||AC||DNF|