Lennox Miller

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Lennox Miller (born October 8, 1946 in Kingston , † November 8, 2004 in Pasadena , California ) was a Jamaican sprinter .

In one of the fastest 100-meter races in Olympic history, Miller won silver behind Jim Hines in Mexico City in 1968 . In the 4 x 100 meter relay , he came fourth with the Jamaican team.

He won silver again in the 100 m at the British Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh in 1970 behind his compatriot Donald Quarrie . Together with Quarrie, he won the 4 x 100 meter relay.

Two years later, a bronze medal in the 100 m followed at the Olympic Games in Munich , behind Valery Borsov from the Soviet Union and Robert Taylor from the USA.

Lennox Miller was 1.83 m tall and weighed 79 kg during his playing days. In 1973 he graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in dentistry . He worked as a dentist in Pasadena until shortly before his death . Miller died of at the age of 58 years suffering from cancer .

Inger Miller , one of his daughters, was also a world class sprinter.

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  • Peter Matthews (Ed.): Athletics 2005. The international Track and Field Annual. SportsBooks, Cheltenham 2005, ISBN 1-899807-27-6 (obituary on page 98).

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