J-Mee Samuels

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J-Mee Samuels
Personal information
Nationality American
Born (1987-05-20) May 20, 1987 (age 27)
Residence Fayetteville, Arkansas
Height 5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
Weight 168 lb (76 kg)
Sport
Sport Running
College team Arkansas Razorbacks
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)

100m: 10.03 (Nottwil 2010)

200m: 20.32 (Fayetteville 2008)

J-Mee Samuels (born May 20, 1987) is an American sprinter who specializes in the 100 meters. He participated for the United States at the 2007 World Championships in Athletics, running in the 100 meters and 4 × 100 metres relay.

Samuels attended Mount Tabor High School in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where he became the National High School record holder for 100 meters in 10.08 seconds at the Russell Blunt East Coast Invitational, matching the American Junior Record set by 2004 Olympic gold medalist Justin Gatlin in 2001. He also ran a 200 meter dash time of 20.32, which was the sixth-fastest ever by a U.S. prep athlete. Samuels was named to USA Today's All-USA track team in 2005.[1]

He currently attends the University of Arkansas and has been a three-time All-American selection.

Samuels improved his 100 m personal record to 10.03 seconds in August 2010, finishing third at the Spitzenleichtathletik meet in Nottwil, Switzerland, behind Nesta Carter and Walter Dix.[2]

Personal bests[edit]

Event Time (seconds) Venue Date
60 meters 6.63 Lexington, Kentucky March 1, 2009
100 meters 10.03 Luzern, Switzerland August 8, 2010
200 meters 20.32 Albuquerque, New México June 4, 2005

References[edit]

  1. ^ Shepard, Jack (July 25, 2005), "All-USA track team", USA Today 
  2. ^ Sampaolo, Diego (2010-08-09). Blazing 100m in Nottwil - Carter edges Dix 9.86 to 9.88. IAAF. Retrieved on 2010-08-09.

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