Tony Dees
Personal information
Birth nameAnthony Michael Dees
Born (1963-08-06) August 6, 1963 (age 58)
Pascagoula, Mississippi
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Anthony Michael Dees (born August 6, 1963 in Pascagoula, Mississippi) is a former American hurdler.

Dees won the silver medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona behind Mark McKoy. He then finished third at the 1993 World Indoor Championships, eighth at the 1993 World Championships, third again at the 1997 World Indoor Championships and fourth at the 1999 World Championships. 5 times indoor national champion 60 meter hurdles He attended the University of Mississippi, and finished his education at Turabo University in Caguas, Puerto Rico.

Dees also was 5 time indoor 60 meter hurdles national champion. Dees ranked #2 in the world in 1991, #3 in the world in 1992 and 1993 in 110 meter hurdles. Dees ended his career at age 38 by posting an impressive 60 meter hurdle best of 7.37 seconds.

Another one of his accomplishments is coaching the University School in Cross Country and leading them to their first ever Boys and Girls trip to the regionals in the school's history. Dees also took four track and field athletes to the state championships which were held in Gainesville at The University of Florida.

Dees was inducted into the Ole Miss track hall of fame by coach Joe Walker at The University Of Mississippi. (Ole Miss)

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Sporting positions Preceded by Colin Jackson Men's 110m Hurdles Best Year Performance 1991 Succeeded by Colin Jackson