Wallace Spearmon

USA Track and Field

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  • 2008
  • 2012

TwitterName: Wallace Spearmon, Jr.
Sport: Track & Field
Discipline: 100m and 200m
Height: 6’3”
Weight: 195
Current Residence: Dallas, Texas
College: University of Arkansas

Olympic Experience:

  • 2008 Olympic Games, In the 200m final, Spearmon came roaring back from a slow start to finish third in 19.95 seconds, but was later disqualified for a lane violation, running on the inside line
  • 2012 Olympic Games, 4th place in the 200m


Career Highlights:

  • American indoor 200m record holder
  • Two-time NCAA Outdoor 200m champion
  • 2005 World Outdoor Championships silver medalist
  • 2007 World Outdoor Championships 4x100m gold medalist
  • Two-time World Outdoor Championships bronze medalist
  • Three-time USA Outdoor champion

Fun Facts: Spearmon’s father, Wallace Sr., was a two-time All-American for coach McDonnell at Arkansas and was a part of Arkansas’ first national championship team in 1984 as a sprinter ... His personal best time of 19.65 makes Spearmon the fifth fastest American of all time ... He was a three-sport standout at Fayetteville HS, where he played basketball and wide receiver in football for two years

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