Series29 May 2023

Athletes React: Lyles on his 19.31 200m gold medal run in Oregon


Noah Lyles

Noah Lyles claimed his second world 200m title in Oregon, and he did it in style.

Clocking 19.31 at the World Athletics Championships Oregon22, the 25-year-old broke Michael Johnson's US record set at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics and moved to third on the world all-time list, behind only Jamaica's Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake.

Here Lyles looks back on that race and talks through each detail, step by step.

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