Noah Lyles, The Next Greatest Runner

Chaz Young, Staff Writer

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American professional track and field athlete Noah Lyles, is not just on a quest to becoming one of the greatest runners in track and field history, but is setting records at every event on his way to qualifying for the 2020 Olympic games. Noah Lyles being set for spotlight of world championships 200m final, was not just being eyed by Usain Bolt, and Michael Johnson, but the clock as well. The American was the overwhelming favorite in the world championships 200m final on Tuesday, after qualifying on Sunday in-which he placed second place in his heat. Lyles who shows off his “Dragon Ball Z” inspired silver hair and hides his one tattoo under his uniform, has only lost one meet since finishing fourth at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials out of high school a few years ago. He owns the eight fastest times in this Olympic cycle of the eight men in the final in Doha. In addition, Lyles specializing in sprint events, he holds personal bests of 9.86 seconds for the 100-meter dash, along with 19.50 seconds for the 200-meter dash.