Lizzie Lee

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Lizzie Lee
Personal information
National teamIreland
Born (1980-05-22) 22 May 1980 (age 38)[1][2]
Alma materUniversity College Cork
Sport
CountryIreland
SportMarathon
Updated on 2 August 2016.

Lizzie Lee (born 22 May 1980) is an Irish Marathon runner.[1][3] She qualified for the 2016 Olympics where she finished 57th.[4][5]

She is coached by 1972 Irish Olympian Donie Walsh.[6]

Lee is one of the five fastest Irish female marathon runners of all-time.[7]

She has a degree in electrical engineering from University College Cork.[8] She currently works for Apple Inc.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Lizzie Lee excited about once in a lifetime Olympics opportunity". Irish Times. 19 May 2016. Monday’s selection [23 May 2016] is exciting on several counts – not least the fact it will come the day after her 36th birthday
  2. ^ "Athlete Profile - Lizzie Lee (Ireland)". Rio 2016 Official Site. Archived from the original on 6 August 2016. Retrieved 6 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Lizzie Lee". The42.ie. Retrieved 3 August 2016.
  4. ^ Adrian Collins (27 September 2015). "Cork's Lizzie Lee qualifies for the Rio Olympics". Newstalk. Retrieved 31 July 2016.
  5. ^ By Reuters (2016-08-14). "Olympics-Athletics-Women's marathon results | Daily Mail Online". Dailymail.co.uk. Retrieved 2016-10-08.
  6. ^ Ian O'Riordan (28 September 2015). "Lizzie Lee first in line for Rio selection". Irish Times. Retrieved 31 July 2016.
  7. ^ Eoghan Cormican (1 January 2016). "Lizzie Lee fully focused on the road to Rio". Irish Examiner. Retrieved 31 July 2016.
  8. ^ Frank Greally (4 July 2013). "Southern Belle - Cork's Lizzie Lee". Independent.ie. Retrieved 31 July 2016.
  9. ^ "'We rocked it today'': Ireland's marathoners proud of their Olympic moments". The42.ie. 2016-08-14. Retrieved 2016-10-08.