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Track Olympian, Quanera Hayes, to be honored at Livingstone College's Forty under 40

The Livingstone alumna will be honored Thursday Night.

SALISBURY, N.C. — Olympian, S.C. native, and Livingstone College alumna, Quanera Hayes, will be honored Thursday night at Livingstone College’s “Forty Under 40” program.

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Hayes is a 2015 graduate and is the only alumna to reach the Olympic 400-meter heat final.

Editor's Note: The attached video aired at an earlier date. 

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The Forty under 40 program highlights young, successful alumni under the age of 40, who have made significant contributions in their careers, community, the nation, or the world.

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In August, Hayes placed 7th with a final time of 50.88 in her first Women's 400m finals at the Tokyo Olympics Most recently, she won her first Diamond League title on Sept. 9 in Zurich, Switzerland.

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