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Noah Lyles stats: Top 10 fastest timings of Noah Lyles in men’s 100m

Noah Lyles is an American professional track and field sprinter competing in the 100 meters and 200 meters. He is the 2020 Tokyo Olympic 200 m bronze medalist and a two-time World champion, having won the event at the 2019 and 2022 World Athletics Championships. At these Championships Lyles also earned gold and silver medal in the 4 × 100 m relay respectively. He holds personal bests of 9.86 seconds for the 100 m and 19.31 seconds for the 200 m, the latter being an American record making him the third fastest on the respective world all-time list.

Lyles won a gold medal in the 200 m during the 2014 Youth Olympic Games. He won gold medals in the 100 m and 4 × 100 m relay during the 2016 World U20 Championships. He is a five-time Diamond League champion, having secured the 100 m/200 m double in 2019.

Career Arch of Noah Lyles

Noah started his career at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games where he won a gold medal in the 200 m. Although Lyles has been a sprinter in both 100 and 200 m. But it’s the 200 m that has seen relatively more success for Lyles. In March 2016, Lyles won the 200 m at the New Balance Nationals Indoor. In June 2016, Lyles won the 100 m in 10.08 s at the USA Junior Championships. Lyles went to the U.S. Olympic Trials to compete for spots on the Olympic team in the 100 m and the 200 m. However, he failed the trials.

In the same year, he turned professional and signed up for Adidas. Lyles started 2017 with his first senior national title in the 300 m at the 2017 USA Indoor Championships. However, the biggest achievement of Lyles in 2017 was the performance IAAF Diamond League. Lyles won two meets in the 2017 IAAF Diamond League circuit. However, this was not the last. Over the years, Lyles has produced consistent performances in the Diamond League. Lyles started the 2018 season with a win at the IAAF Diamond League Doha meet. A few weeks later he ran the less common 150 m at the Adidas Boston Games. He then became the youngest U.S. champion in the 2018 USA Championships (100 m) since Sam Graddy.

In 2019, Lyles opened the season by running 100 meters races, running a 9.86 (+0.9) world leader in Shanghai on May 18. With the extended schedule in 2019, he ran the US National Championships at the end of July, taking the 200-meter title in 19.78 into a headwind in Des Moines. Then in Paris, he ran 19.65 secs. Lyles won gold medals in the 200 m and the 4 × 100 m relay at the 2019 World Athletics Championships held in Doha, Qatar. On August 4, 2021, Lyles won a bronze medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in the 200-meter men’s final with a time of 19.74 seconds. He followed this Olympic performance with a 19.52 in Eugene, Oregon on August 21, which was his second-best performance and the ninth-fastest 200 m mark in history. As of 2023, he is the reigning 200 m Champion.

What are the top ten best runs of Noah Lyles in men’s 100 m?

Competition (Location)DateResultPosition
IAAF Diamond League (China)18 May 20199.86 secs1
Des Moines USA Championships (USA)22 June 20189.88 secs1
Des Moines USA Championships (USA)22 June 20189.89 secs1
Fairfax (USA)27 May 20169.9 secs1
Herculis, Stade Louis II (Monaco)12 July 20199.92 secs2
Kingston JN Racers Grand Prix (Jamaica)09 June 20189.93 secs2
USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships (USA)07 July 20239.94 secs1
U.S. Olympic Trials (USA)19 June 20219.95 secs3
ISTAF 2022 (Germany)4 September 20229.95 secs1
Tom Jones Memorial, (USA)15 April 20239.95 secs1

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