Name: Lee Evans
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): 400-meter, 4x400
DOB: 2/25/1947
Birthplace: Madera, Calif.
Hometown: San Jose, Calif.
High School: Overfelt High School (San Jose, Calif.)
College: San Jose State University
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (1968); two-time Olympic medalist (2 golds)
  • Mexico City 1968, gold (400-meter, 4x400)
Personal: Was a Fulbright Scholar at San Jose State University where he graduated in 1970...Served as head cross country coach and assistant track coach at San Jose State from 1970-72...Directed the national track and field programs of Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and Qatar from 1975-97...Coached six Olympic medalists, five from Africa and one from Saudi Arabia...Named a 100 Gold Olympian at the Olympic Games Atlanta 1996.