Lee Merrien

25 March 2011

Lee MerrienSport / Event: Athletics, long distance runner

Date & Place of Birth: 1979, Guernsey, UK

Course of Study: HND in Coach Education and Sports Performance (2004)

Biography:
Lee graduated from the University of Bath with an HND in Coach Education and Sports Performance in 2004.

The Guernsey-based athlete was the first British runner home at the 2012 London Marathon, finishing in 17th in a personal best time of 2:13.41.

Lee Merrien - Daegu 2011 marathon runner. Photo by Mark Shearman

Press release: Graduate Merrien to run London 2012 marathon

Career highlights:
17th – Marathon, Olympic Summer Games, London, August 2012 (First British runner to finish and PB of 2:13.41)

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