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Quincy Wilson: The 16-Year-Old Track Phenom Breaking Records

EDITOR: Jinteria Jordan

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Meet Quincy Wilson

Quincy Wilson, a rising junior at the private Bullis School in Potomac, Maryland, is making waves in the track and field world. At just 16 years old, he's breaking records and turning heads with his impressive speed and dedication.

Military Family Roots

Quincy comes from a military family that values tenacity in sports and school. His parents moved to Gaithersburg from Chesapeake, Virginia, so he could attend Bullis, known for nurturing athletes. Both his parents were college athletes, and his older sister was a Virginia state track champion.

Impressive Achievements

* Fastest Time Ever: Quincy ran 400 meters in 44.59 seconds, the fastest time ever for an American under 18, breaking his own record set the night before.

* Youngest Olympic Hopeful: If he makes it to the Olympics, he'll be the youngest US Olympic male runner ever, and among the fastest competitors.

* NIL Deal with New Balance: Quincy signed with New Balance in September, becoming one of the youngest athletes to secure a major sportswear deal.

Watch Him in Action

Quincy's qualifying race was at 9:59 PM Eastern on Monday, June 24. You can stream it on Peacock, NBC's streaming service.

This young track star is one to watch, and we can't wait to see what the future holds for Quincy Wilson!

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