Noah Lyles has completed the longest 200 meters race in less than 20 seconds. Till now this record was in the name of Usain Bolt. Noah Liles has achieved this feat some time ago. With this record, Noah Liles has come into the limelight. Noah Lyles won the race with a time of 19.47 seconds at the London Athletics Meet on 23 July, beating Letsile Tebogo. This was his 35th run under 20 seconds in the 200m. With this win, he has gone ahead of Usain Bolt in terms of winning the race in less than 20 seconds.
Noah Lyles, 26, has already announced plans to make a double attempt at the World Athletics Championships. This time Noah aims to win the gold medal by winning the championship. If he succeeds in winning the gold medal, he will join the list of players who have won three consecutive gold medals in 200 meters along with Usain Bolt and Allyson Felix. Explain that Usain Bolt has won four times, while Lyles has already won in 2019 and 2022.
– Has a passion for music
Using his nick name Nojo18, Lyles is not just an athlete. He is an artist and rapper. He has more than 10 rapping and other title releases available on many famous streaming sites under his name. In 2019, along with pole vault Olympic silver medalist Sandy Morris and the band Baba Shrimps, she performed at the end of the 2019 Diamond League in Zurich.
Mental health advocate
Five-time Diamond League winner Lyles carries the truth with him. He is aware that sometimes the pressure can get the better of athletes. Such a situation comes when the results are not according to you. He has also boldly admitted in the past that he has used anti-depressants.
– fashion lover
The third-fastest athlete of all time in the 200m race has recently observed with his fellow players that apart from the race, attention should be paid to clothes. After shaking a leg at the New York Grand Prix, he was seen in a very bold colored outfit, which is usually seen on the red carpet of Met Gala.
Bolt’s record was broken
In 2020, Lyles stunned the world when he ‘broke’ Bolt’s 200m world record at the Inspiration Games. Lyles clocked 18.90 seconds, breaking Bolt’s 2009 mark of 19.19 seconds. However, it was soon discovered that due to a mistake by the organisers, he had actually run 185 metres, not 200 metres, as the organizers had put him in the wrong lane.
– anime lover
The Olympic bronze medalist is also a fan of the animation, which paid homage to Goku from Dragon Ball Z, after arriving with silver hair at the athletics championships in Doha 2019.