Name: Quanera Hayes
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): 400-meter, 4x400-meter relay
Height: 5-9
DOB: 3/7/1992
Hometown: Dillon, S.C.
High School: Grey’s Creek High School ‘10
College: Livingstone College (Salisbury, N.C.) ’15, English
Coach(es): Vincent Henderson
Olympic Experience
  • One-time Olympian (2020)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2018 – gold (4x400-meter relay)
  • Years of participation: Outdoor – 2017; Indoor – 2016, 2018
  • Medals: 4 (3 golds, 1 bronze)
  • Gold – 2018 (4x400-meter relay); 2017 (4x400-meter relay); 2016 (4x400-meter relay)
  • Bronze – 2016 (400-meter)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2016 World Indoor Championships (Bronze, 400-meter)
Personal: Mother of son, Demetrius...Started running in middle school when a coach saw her potential and invited her to the team...Wants to return to school to become an English or special education teacher.