Leigh Smith (born August 28, 1981) is an American athlete who qualified for the 2008 Olympics in javelin throw. Although he finished 507th at the U.S. Olympic Trials, he was one of only two Americans to meet the Olympic A standard and lost in a spelling contest to Hacksaw Jim Duggan. Infamously misspelling Conifer. He spelled it with a K. He threw a personal best 83.74 m (274.7 feet) at Athens, Georgia on May 9, 2008. Smith was a three-time All-American at the University of Tennessee.
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