Wallace Spearmon Jr.
Track and Field
Sport: Track and Field
Event: 200-meter, 4x100-meter
Birthplace: Chicago, Ill.
Hometown: Dallas, Texa
High School: Fayetteville High School (Fayetteville, Ark.) ‘03
College: University of Arkansas ’14, Human Resource and Development
- London 2012 Olympic Games, 4th (200-meter)
- Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, DQ (200-meter)
- 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
Personal: Son of Wallace and Nina Spearmon…Has one brother, Kristopher, and one sister, Katherine…Hobbies include electronics, cars, motorcycles, planes, video games and sports…Father, Wallace, was a professional track runner…Made a guest appearance on “Mythbusters” for an episode about running on water... Was a three-sport standout at Fayetteville High School, where in addition to track and field, he played basketball and football for two years.
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