Quentin Wheeler

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameQuentin David•Wheeler
Used nameQuentin•Wheeler
Born27 April 1955 in Long Branch, New Jersey (USA)
Measurements186 cm / 70 kg
AffiliationsMaccabi Track Club, Los Angeles (USA) / California Golden Bears, Berkeley (USA)
NOC United States


Quentin Wheeler was a top intermediate hurdler but had the misfortune to compete in the same era as Edwin Moses. Wheeler was NCAA 400H champion in 1976, also winning at the Penn Relays that year. At the AAUs he was runner-up in 1979 (to Moses). That year Wheeler set his PR of 48.39 in winning the 1979 Mt. SAC Relays. Wheeler ran for San Diego State, Cal Berkeley, and the Maccabi TC. He was inducted into the Monmouth (NJ) Regonal High School Hall of Fame in 1993.

Personal Bests: 400 – 46.55 (1978); 800 – 1:52.6 (1977); 120y H – 14.2 (1975); 400H – 48.39 (1979).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1976 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Quentin Wheeler
400 metres Hurdles, Men (Olympic) 4