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Renny Quow (born 25 August 1987) is a Trinidadian male track and field sprinter who specializes in the 400 metres and has made it to both the Olympic and World Finals in the event, a rare feat for athletes from the Caribbean in the 400m. He competes professionally for Adidas. He was born in Tobago. Quow remains the only quarter miler from Trinidad & Tobago to make it to every major 400m finals (Olympics/Worlds/World Jrs/CAC/CARIFTA/Commonwealth Games).

Renny Quow
Personal information
Born (1987-08-25) August 25, 1987 (age 32)
Height1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight69 kg (152 lb)
Country Trinidad and Tobago

Quow attended South Plains College in Levelland, Texas before turning Professional, becoming the most successful quarter miler in the college's history. His personal best time is 44.53 seconds, achieved at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics in Berlin. Renny Quow has medalled in every major junior/senior championships outside the Olympic Games making him the most decorated 400m runner to come out of Trinidad & Tobago.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Trinidad and Tobago
2003 CARIFTA Games (U17) Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago 2nd 400 m 48.97
4th 4x400 m relay 3:21.77
2004 CARIFTA Games (U20) Hamilton, Bermuda 5th 400 m 48.03
2nd 4x400 m relay 3:12.65
Central American and Caribbean
Junior Championships (U-20)
Coatzacoalcos, México 1st 400 m 47.62
World Junior Championships Grosseto, Italy 12th (h)[2] 400m 47.19
11th (h) 4×400m relay 3:11.33
2005 CARIFTA Games (U20) Bacolet, Trinidad and Tobago 1st 400 m 46.61
2nd 4x400 m relay 3:10.32
2006 CARIFTA Games (U20) Les Abymes, Guadeloupe 1st 400 m 46.55
3rd 4x400 m relay 3:08.99
Central American and Caribbean Games Cartagena, Colombia 7th (sf) 400 m 46.30
2nd 4x400 m relay 3:02.65
Central American and Caribbean
Junior Championships (U-20)
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago 1st 400 m 46.14
2nd 4x400 m relay 3:07.51
World Junior Championships Beijing, PR China 1st 400 m 45.74
9th (h) 4x400 m relay 3:08.27
2008 Central American and Caribbean Championships Cali, Colombia 1st 400 m 45.27
3rd 4x400 m relay 3:04.12
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 3rd 400 m 45.02
2011 Central American and Caribbean Championships Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 1st 400 m 45.44
2nd 4x400 m relay 3:01.65
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 13th (sf) 400 m 45.72
12th (h) 4x400 m relay 3:02.47
2012 World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 3rd 4x400 m relay 3:06.85
2013 Central American and Caribbean Championships Morelia, Mexico 400 m DNF
1st 4x400 m relay 3:02.19
World Championships Moscow, Russia 6th 4x400 m relay 3:01.74
2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, United Kingdom 6th (sf) 400 m 45.47[3]
3rd 4x400 m relay 3:01.51
2015 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 7th 4x400 m relay 3:03.10
World Championships Beijing, China 16th (sf) 400 m 44.98
2nd 4x400 m relay 2:58.20
2017 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 4th 4x400 m relay 3:03.17
World Championships London, United Kingdom 32nd (h) 400 m 45.95
2018 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 5th (h) 4x400 m relay 3:05.96
Commonwealth Games Gold Coast, Australia 19th (sf) 400 m 47.21
4th 4 × 400 m relay 3:02.85


  1. ^ "2018 CWG bio". Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  2. ^ Disqualified in the semifinal.
  3. ^ Did not finish in the final

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