Muna Lee

Olympian 2008

    Athlete Bio




    Baton Rouge


    Central (Kansas City, Mo.) HS '00 Louisiana State University '04

    Event: Sprints
    Height: 5-7
    Weight: 109
    PRs: 100m 11.00 (2004); 200m 22.36 (2004)
    Born: 1981 in Little Rock, Ark.
    Current Residence: College Station, Texas
    High School: Central (Kansas City, Mo.) HS '00
    College: Louisiana State University '04
    Coach: Vincent Anderson
    Agent: Chris Layne
    Club: Nike

    Career Highlights: 2008 Olympic Trials 100m champion and 200m runner-up; 2005 World Outdoor 4X100m relay gold medalist; 2005 USA Outdoor 100m silver medalist; 2004 Olympic Trials 200m runner-up; 2005 U.S. Indoor Runner-up; Two-time NCAA Indoor 60m champion (03, 04); 2003 NCAA Indoor 200m champion; Two-time NCAA Outdoor 100 and 200m runner-up (03, 04)

    Lee won her first National title in impressive style at the 2008 Olympic Trials, winning the women's 100m in a personal best 10.85. She then came back to finish runner-up in the women's 200m in a windy 21.99...A promising young sprinter for the U.S., Lee had an impressive performance at the Olympic Trials, moving up in the final stretch while running in lane 1 to place second and win a spot on the Olympic Team. She went on to place 7th at the Olympic Games...was also NCAA runner-up in both the 100 and 200 in 2004 and 2003highlights of Lees 2003 season included wins in the NCAA Indoors 60m and 200m and a first-place finish at the NCAA Outdoors 4x100m relay...Lee produced one of the greatest seasons ever by an LSU freshman in 2001, and followed up with a strong sophomore campaign in 2002as a freshman she earned four All-America honors, while anchoring the Lady Tigers to the NCAA title in the 4x100-meter relay...one of the top short sprint threats in the nation, she finished second in the 200 and fourth in the 100 at the 2001 NCAA Outdoors...she became only the second freshman in SEC history to sweep the short sprints at the SEC Outdoor Championships, taking the 100 (11.28) and 200 (23.13) titles...at the 2001 Penn Relays she anchored LSU to a victory in the 4x100-meter relay and a school record in the 4x200-meter relay (1:31.24)during the 2001 indoor season, she became the first freshman since Debbie Ferguson of Georgia a two time Olympian to win the SEC 200-meter title, as she blew away the field in a time of 23.04also earned All-America honors in 2002 for her NCAA Indoor 60m third-place finish, and for being part of the Lady Tigers 4x400m relay team...earned additional All-America accolades at the NCAA Outdoor Championships by finishing third at the 100 meters (11.44), fourth in the 200 meters (23.19) and as the anchor leg on LSU's 4x100m relay team (43.28)a two-sport athlete in high school, she earned four letters in track and three letters in basketball...one of the most sought after recruits in the nation, she ran the second fastest 100-meter dash time among American juniors in 2000, clocking an amazing 11.36 at the Olympic Trials in Sacramento, Calif...named the AAU Most Outstanding Athlete in 1999named the Gatorade MVP runner-up in 1998 and 99 and also named to the National Honor Society.

    Competition Results:
    2008: Olympic Trials 100m champion and 200m runner-up (10.85, 21.99w)...1st in 200m at adidas Track Classic (22.30)...3rd at Reebok Grand Prix (10.97)
    2007: 8th at USA Outdoors (11.27), 2nd in prelims (11.10)...6th in 200m at adidas Track Classic (22.90)...best of 11.10.
    2006:  5th in 100m at Nike Prefontaine (11.33)...4th in 100m at adidas Classic (11.23)
    2005: 2nd in 100m at USA Outdoor Champs (11.28)...7th in 100m at World Outdoor Championships (11.09)...5th in 200m at USA Outdoor Championships (22.46)...3rd in 100m at Nike Prefontaine Classic (11.32)...1st in 100m at Payton Jordan U.S. Open (11.16)...2nd in 100m at adidas Track Classic (11.2)...USA Indoor runner-up (7.11i)...3rd in Birmingham (7.17i)...2nd at Powered by Tyson Invitational (7.19i)...1st in 200m at Reebok Boston Indoor Games (22.99i)...ranked #7 in the world (#3 U.S.) at 100m and #6 in the U.S. at 200m by T&FN...best of 11.09.
    2004: 2nd in 200m at Olympic Trials (22.36)...tied for 7th in 200m at Olympic Games (22.87)...NCAA Outdoor Championships 200m (22.55) & 100m (11.12)runner-up...NCAA Indoors 60m champion (7.21i)...NCAA Mideast Regional 100m (11.00w) & 200m (22.22w) champion...1st in Texas Relays 100m (11.31)...1st in 4x100m Relay at NCAA championships...5th at NCAA Indoors 200m (22.87i)...SEC 60m indoor champion (7.17i) & 200m runner-up (22.97i)...ranked #7 in the world (#2 U.S.) at 200m and (#7 U.S.) at 100m by T&FN...best of 22.36 and 11.12.

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