Smith Finishes 13th in 1,500 Free Preliminaries at Olympic Trials
CJ Smith finished 13th overall in the 1500-meter freestyle.
 
CJ Smith finished 13th overall in the 1500-meter freestyle.

July 1, 2012

Minnesota sophomore CJ Smith put together an impressive performance in the 1,500-meter freestyle Sunday on the seventh day of the U.S. Olympic Trials at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Neb. The distance specialist finished 13th overall in the event with a time of 15:29.19.

Smith came up short in his bid for a spot in the finals, as only the top eight finishers advanced to Sunday's 1,500-meter freestyle finals that are set to take place Monday night. There will be no preliminaries Monday morning.

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