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Quincy Wilson, 16, Set To Become The Youngest Male American Track Olympian

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After being chosen for the U.S. 4×400 meter relay team, Quincy Wilson is set to become the youngest male American track Olympian.

“WE GOING TO THE OLYMPICS #paris2024 #teamusa,” the 16-year-old posted to Instagram.

“The call came directly to me from USA Track & Field. I called Quincy afterwards with the good news,” said his coach Joe Lee. Although the team won’t officially be announced until later in July, the teen had gotten the news on Sunday.

Wilson attends Bullis School, near Washington, D.C. He had an outstanding performance at trials, breaking records for under 18-runners.

“I’ve never been this happy a day in my life when it comes to track,” Wilson expressed after he broke the record in the 400-meter semi-finals.

Wilson beat Justin Robinson’s 400-meter record on June 21, running it in 44.66 seconds. He even beat his own record on June 23 when he ran 44.59 as the semi-finals took place.

Last week, Wilson was just seconds away from making the team as an individual runner when he came in sixth place in the 400-meter final.

Despite that, Wilson’s already made history in the trials and has been named to the relay team.




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