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Macauley Smith

Full name: John Macauley Letchworth Smith
Gender: Male
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: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

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 “the express purpose of preserving the land for passive recreation.” Smith was inducted into the Andover Athletics Hall of Honor posthumously in 2013.

Personal Bests: 5000 – 14:57.4 (1928); 10000 – unknown.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
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

Men's 5,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
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

Men's 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1928 Summer 23 Amsterdam Athletics United States Final Standings AC DNF
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