Chris Giesting

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Batesville, IN University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN

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Chris Giesting

From small-town Indiana, Chris hails from Batesville, where, with a population of 6000, Chris devoloped into "this corn-fed, lanky looking, 400 sprinter." Though the town was small, Chris's sprinting was big time. While at Batesville High School, he was a state and midwest champion in 2011, and set the Indiana state record for the 400 meters, at 46.89, finishing his high school career with a top 10 rank nationally. All this while not training for his first love: basketball. Chris says, "My favorite…

About Chris

  • Coach: Frank "Gags" Gagliano
  • Training group: HOKA NJ★NY Track Club
  • Favorite foods: Ice Cream
  • Favorite TV show: The Office
  • Dream vacation: I've always wanted to go visit Machu Picchu
  • Favorite place to compete: North Florida in Jacksonville. My best races have come from that track
  • Favorite holiday: Christmas with the family
  • Warm up song: My first time I broke 46 in the 400 I listened to X Gon' Give It To Ya by DMX on the way to the track
  • I most enjoy competing against: Pat Feeney! We've battled since my junior year of high school, and then went to Notre Dame together and ran almost every race in the same heat. I always run fast when he's in the race
  • After competition indulgence: A beer! Nothing like a nice cold one after a tense week of competition
  • Highschool PR: 46.89


Team Chris:

Pre Olympic Trials Interview and Feature

So 12.72 (+1.3) for @BarberJade in Cork today. Another PB for a hell of a season. Oh and she broke both the meet re…

RT @athleticsPix: ND at the Nationals: Jade Barber (@BarberJade) in a heat of the 100 meter hurdles at the USATF Championships @NDXCTF #U…