Noah Lyles wins the 200, Knighton breaks Bolt's document, each headed to Tokyo

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Noah Lyles received the 200 meters on the U.S. observe and discipline trials, incomes a spot on the Olympic staff.

Lyles received in 19.74 seconds, one of the best time on this planet this season. He’s among the many favorites to win the occasion in Tokyo after successful the gold medal on the 2019 world championships in Doha.

Additionally incomes spots on the staff have been runner-up Kenny Bednarek, who completed in a private greatest 19.78, and teenager Erriyon Knighton, third in 19.84.

Knighton, 17, is the youngest male observe Olympian since Jim Ryun in 1964.

In line with USA In the present day, it wasn’t till his freshman 12 months of highschool that he lastly determined to offer observe and discipline a shot. He participated in his first main competitors was in 2019, and he completed fifth within the 200-meter sprint.

The AP reported that Knighton has additionally damaged data set by Usain Bolt within the 200 meters. Earlier this month, Knighton ran the 200 in 20.11 seconds, which Bolt set the document in 2003 after which broke Bolt’s document set in 2004 by working a 19.88 on the Olympic trials.

The trio have been the ultimate Individuals to earn spots within the Olympics throughout 28 sports activities.

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