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Quanera Hayes (born March 7, 1992) is an American sprinter specializing in the 400 metres.[1] She won the bronze medal at the 2016 World Indoor Championships. Hayes was raised in her hometown of Hope Mills, North Carolina.[2] Quanera is also a spring 2013 initiate of the Alpha Xi chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority.

Quanera Hayes
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Hayes in 2016
Personal information
Born (1992-03-07) March 7, 1992 (age 27)
South Carolina
ResidenceHope Mills, NC
EducationLivingstone College
Height5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Sport
SportTrack and field
Event(s)400 metres
College teamLivingstone College
Coached byVincent Henderson

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the   United States
2016 World Indoor Championships Portland, United States 3rd 400 m 51.76
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:26.38
2017 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:24.36
World Championships London, United Kingdom 9th (sf) 400 m 50.71
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:19.02
2018 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:23.85

Personal bestsEdit

Outdoor

  • 200 metres – 22.55 (-0.3 m/s, Gainesville Florida 2017)
  • 400 metres – 49.72 (Sacramento California 2017)

Indoor

College AwardsEdit

2012-2013 Athletic Season Women's Outdoor Track NCAA Division 2 National Champion [3]

NCAA Division 2 All American 400m

NCAA Division 2 All American 200m

CIAA Conference Champion 400m

All CIAA Conference 200m

Women's Indoor Track NCAA Division 2 All American 400m

NCAA Division 2 All American 200m

All CIAA Conferences 400m

All CIAA Conference 200m

2013-2014 Athletic Season Women's Outdoor Track NCAA Division 2 National Champion 400m

NCAA Division 2 All-American 400m 200m

U.S. Track and Field Association All-Atlantic Region Team

CIAA Conference Champion 400m

All CIAA Conference 200m

2014-2015 Athletic Season Women's Indoor Track CIAA Conference Champion 200m

CIAA Conference Champion 400m

Women's Outdoor Track

NCAA Division 2 National Champion 200m

NCAA Division 2 National Champion 400m

CIAA Conference Champion 200m

CIAA Conference Champion 400m

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Quanera Hayes at IAAF
  2. ^ "2013 WOMEN'S TRACK & FIELD ROSTER Livingstone College". Livingstone Blue Bears. August 19, 2013. Retrieved August 23, 2017.
  3. ^ "2015 WOMEN'S TRACK & FIELD RESULTS Livingstone College". TFRRS. August 19, 2015. Retrieved August 23, 2017.