Biography

Coach:    Ray Treacy Club:    Runs professionally for Reebok

Qualifying Standard: 15.25.00 Qualifying Performance: 14:50.46, Boston MA, 11 February 2005  

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE

2005 World Track & Field Championships  Helsinki Finalist 2005 World Cross Country 2005 World Universaide    Izmir  Winner 5000 2004 Olympic Games    Athens   2003 World Cross Country Championships

NEW ZEALAND CHAMPIONSHIPS

2006   5000m 2002   5000m 2002   1500m 2001   Junior Women 5000

NEW ZEALAND RECORDS

10000   31:21.00 Stanford   2005 5000   14:50.46i Boston    2005 3000   8:49.18i Fayetteville   2004   

PERSONAL BESTS

1500   4:11.25 Waltham   2004 3000   8:49.18i Fayetteville   2004 5000   14:50.46i Boston    2005 10000   31:21.00 Stanford   2005

RANKING

1500   21st   World 2005    10th   Commonwealth 2005

IN MAJOR EVENTS

5000 m OG 2004: 11h1 15:31.80 WUG 2005: 1 15:29.18 10000 m   WC 2005: 15 31:24.29 Cross Country 4.0 km   WC 2003: 62 14:02 Cross Country 8.0 km   WC 2005: 12 27:37

PERSONAL PROGRESSION

5000   15.52.77 Christchurch   2006 14:50.46i Boston    2005    15:09.72 Walnut    2004    15:47.92 Philadelphia   2003    16:30.10 Auckland   2002

2005 RESULTS 5000 m 14:50.46i AR  PB (2)  1 Valentine Boston MA 11 February 15:14.52     18 GGala  Roma 8 July  15:05.68 NR  PB (32) 6 DNG  Stockholm 26 July  15:29.18     1 WUG  Izmir 19 August  15:14.91     7 WAF  Monaco 9 September  

New Zealand's highest world ranked track athlete, with fifth in the 10,000m last year. At the world championships in Osaka last year Kimberley finished a creditable fifth and at the world indoor championships in Valencia earlier this year finished sixth in the 3000m. Kimberley competed in the 2004 Athens Olympic Games and was a finalist in the 10,000m at the 2005 world championships in Helsinki. She has also competed with distinction at the 2003 and 2005 world cross country championships. Kimberley won the 2002 New Zealand 1500m and 5000m titles and the 5000m title in 2006 and 2008.

News and Blogs

Smith 15th in marathon

06 August 2012

Kimberley Smith ran a creditable 15th in the Olympic women’s marathon today, but wasn’t entirely happy with how her day panned out.