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INGER MILLER
Events: Sprints
Height: 5-4
Weight: 125
PRs: 100m - 10.79 (1999); 200m - 21.77 (1999)
Born: June 12, 1972, in Los Angeles
Current Residence: Los Angeles, Calif.
High School:
Muir HS (Calif.) 90
College: Southern California 94
Coach: John Smith
Agent: Emanuel Hudson
Club: Nike

Career Highlights: 1999 World 200m champion; 1999 World Champs 100m silver medalist; 1996 Olympic 4x100m relay gold medalist; 4x100m relay gold medalist at 1997 and 2001 World Champs; 2003 World Outdoor 4x100m silver medalist; 2004 Olympian

The 1999 World Outdoor 200m champion, Miller has had ups and downs with injuries since that amazing seasonMiller was a medal favorite heading into the 2000 Olympics, qualifying for the 100m, 200m and the 4x100m relayshe withdrew just days before the first qualifying rounds of the 100m, as she recovered from a strained hamstring that she suffered early September 2000she hoped to rest the hamstring and be ready for the 200m and the 4x100 relay, but the injury was a slow heal, forcing Miller to withdraw completely...leg injuries have kept her from returning to peak form, but a healthy Miller is unquestionably one of the worlds top sprintersher breakthrough year came in 1999 as she dominated the 200m field to take gold at the World Championships after finishing second in the 100the 100 heats provided indications of what was to come later in the meet - Miller got progressively faster in each 100m heat, culminating in the final. Inger is the daughter of Jamaican Olympian Lennox Miller, who won two Olympic medals in the 100 metersher godfather is former sprint great Don Quarrieshe started running her sophomore year in high school, and clocked 11.64 and 23.59she faced a setback in 1994 when fractured navicular bone in foot was diagnosed after a previous break three years earlier had never been foundafter surgery, Miller stayed on crutches for three months...she made the 96 Olympic team just five weeks after her car flipped three times on the freewayformerly coached by her father the late Dr. Lennox Miller a two-time Jamaican Olympic medalistMiller says the relationship was effective: For us it worked really well. We never brought the track stuff home. Miller enjoyed her breakthrough year in 1999 after joining HSILennox succumbed to cancer, passing away in 2004graduated from USC with degree in biological sciences/pre-veterinary medicine.

2005: 8th in 100m at Reebok Grand Prix (11.55)...6th in 100m at Payton Jordan U.S. Open (11.60)...6th in 100m at adidas Track Classic (11.60).
2004: 7th in 200m (22.70) & 10th in 100m semifinals (11.30) at Olympic Trials6th at USA Indoors 60m (7.26i)1st at Mt. SAC (11.04w)1st in 100m (11.06) and 200m (23.16) at Modesto5th in 200m at Payton Jordan US Open (23.04)1st in 100m at Nike Prefontaine Classic (11.05)3rd in 60m at Millrose Games (7.27i)ranked #5 in 100m and #9 in 200m by T&FNbests of 11.05 & 23.04.
2003: 3rd in 100 (11.17), 4th in 200 (22.77) at USA Outdoors4th at Verizon Millrose Games 60m (7.36)3rd at Home Depot Invitational (11.06w)1st at Oracle U.S. Open (11.04w)5th at Bislett Games (11.22)1st in race #2 at Golden Gala (11.18)...World Outdoor 4x100m relay silver medalist (3rd leg 41.83)ranked #5 in the U.S. at 100m by T&FNbest of (11.16).
2002: 4th at USA Outdoors (11.56)4th at Doha (11.24)2nd at Zagreb (11.29)5th at Sheffield (11.40)ranked #7 in U.S. by T&FNbest of 11.22.
2001: 4x100m gold medalist at World Outdoors (3rd leg, 41.71) 7th in 100m at USA Outdoors (11.18)...won her first-round race at nationals in 11.09w 4th in semis at Worlds Champs 200m (22.82) 7th at Goodwill Games 100m (11.37) ranked #7 at 100m and #9 at 200m in U.S. by T&FN bests of 11.09w and 22.82.
2000: Withdrew from the 2000 Olympics while recovering from a strained hamstring... At Olympic Trials, placed 2nd in both 100 (11.05) and 200 (22.09)... won Monaco (10.91)... 2nd at Zurich (10.96)... 5th at Brussels (11.17)... ranked #3 in world (#2 U.S.) in 100 and #8 in world (#2 U.S) in 200 by T&FN...bests of 10.91 and 22.09.
1999: Gold in 200 (21.77) and silver in 100 at World Championships; ran third leg of fourth-place 4x100 relay (42.30)... won 100 (10.96w), 3rd in 200 (22.46) at USA Outdoors... 3rd in 200 at GP Final (22.64)... 2nd in 60 at USA Indoors... ranked #2 in world by T&FN in both 100 and 200, finishing runner-up in both cases to Marion Jones... bests of 10.79PR and 21.77PR.
1998: 3rd in 100 at USA Outdoors (11.12)...3rd at Goodwill Games (11.18)...3rd at GP Final 100 (11.15)...won U.S. Open GP in Edwardsville (11.01)...won 200 at Brussels GP (22.20 PR)... ranked #3 in world (#2 U.S.) at 100 by T&FN; #6 in world (#2 U.S.) at 200...bests of 11.01
1997: Won 200 at USA Outdoors (22.62), 3rd in 100 (11.21)...5th in 100 (11.18) and 200 (22.52) at World Champs; third leg on gold medal 4x100 (41.47 AR)...ranked #3 in world (#2 U.S.) at 200, #7 in world (#3 U.S.) at 100 by T&FN...bests of 11.04 and 22.37.
1996: Ran third leg on gold medal 4x100 (41.95), 4th in Olympic 200 (22.41)... 3rd in 200 (22.25), 4th in 100 (10.96) at Olympic Trials...7th in GP Final 100 (11.18)...ranked #4 in world (#1 U.S.) at 200, #8 in world (#4 U.S.) at 100 by T&FN...bests of 10.96 and 22.25.
1995: 8th in 100 at USA Outdoors (11.62)...6th in semis (11.79) at World University Games; second leg on winning 4x100 (43.58)...best of 11.47.
1994: Won 100 (11.45) and 200 (23.27) at Pac-10 Champs...5th in NCAA 100 (11.43); qualified for 200 final but did not run...had surgery that summer to correct the long-standing source of foot pain that held her back in college...bests of 11.32 and 22.73.
1993: Qualified for Pac-10 final in 100 but did not compete...did not finish her 200 semi at NCAA...2nd in 200 at Olympic Festival...ranked #7 in U.S. at 200, #9 in U.S. at 100 by T&FN... bests of 11.11 and 22.33.
1992: Won 200 at Pac-10s...qualified for NCAA 100 and 200 finals but did not compete; pulled up injured while anchoring the 4x100 team in the heats...6th in 100 semis at Olympic Trials...ranked #4 in U.S. at 200, #10 in U.S. at 100 by T&FN...bests of 11.16 and 23.19.
1991: Bests of 11.64 and 22.20.
1990: Ranked the #2 prep in the nation at 100 and 200 by T&FN; also ran on the years top 4x100 team (46.07)...bests of 11.48 and 23.57.
1989: 2nd in California HS state 100 (11.46) and 200 (23.86)...ran on winning 4x100 46.46); Muir High won the overall team title as well...bests of 11.53 and 23.62.
1988: 3rd in 200 (23.73) at California HS state meet...7th in 100 heats at USA Juniors...bests of 11.64 and 23.59.

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