Name: Wallace Spearmon, Jr.
Sport: Track and Field
Event: 200-meter, 4x100-meter
Height: 6-2
Weight: 190
DOB: 12/24/1984
Birthplace: Chicago, Ill.
Hometown: Dallas, Texa
High School: Fayetteville High School (Fayetteville, Ark.) ‘03

College: University of Arkansas ’14, Human Resource and Development

Olympic Experience:

  • London 2012 Olympic Games, 4th (200-meter)
  • Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, DQ (200-meter)

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

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.

Learn more:
USA Track and Field