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Noah Lyles Bio, Age, Family, Girlfriend, Career, Achievements, Awards, Net worth.

By MJR May29,2024
Noah Lyles
Noah Lyles

Noah Lyles is a celebrated American professional sprinter specializing in the 100 m and 200 m races. He is a six-time World champion after winning the World Championships 200 m and 4X100 m in 2019, 200 m in 2022 and 100 m, 200 m and 4X100 m tremble in 2023. Lyles is also the first man since Usain Bolt in 2015 to win a tremble in the World Championships.

He is the 2022 World Championships 4X100 m relay Silver medalist and the 2020 Tokyo Olympic 200 m Bronze medalist. Noah is also a five-time Diamond League champion and won a 100 m and 200 m double in 2019.

Noah holds the American record and is as well the world’s all-time third fastest in 200 m at a time of 19.31 seconds. He also has a personal best of 9.83 seconds in 100 m.

In December 2023, the American sprinter was voted the World Athlete of the Year 2023 (Men’s track and field) following his massive success on the track.

Noah Lyles Age and Birthday

Born in 18 July 1997 in Gainesville, Florida, USA, Noah is 27 years old as of 2024.

Noah Lyles Height

The star athlete stands 1.8 meters (5 feet 11 inches) in height.

Noah Lyles Family, Girlfriend and Religion

Parents and siblings

Noah (right) with his young brother Josephus.

The talented athlete comes from a family with a very strong track and field background. His parents Keisha Caine and Kevin Lyles were track and field stars at Seton Hall University.

Additionally Noah’s young brother Josephus Lyles, is also a celebrated sprinter with several accolades to his name including one World U20 championship and one Pan American U20 championship to mention only a few. Noah also has a younger sister called Abby Lyles.

Girlfriend

Noah is currently in a relationship with Junelle Bromfield, a Jamaican 400 m sprinter. She has won a number of awards in track and field.

Religion

Lyles is a Christian and a firm believer in God. He has always held religion close to his heart throughout is entire life.

Noah Lyles Career

Though born in Gainesville, Florida, Noah grew up in Alexandria, Virginia where he began his journey of becoming a track and field superstar. He went to T. C. Williams High School now Alexandria City High School.

Youth level

Noah came to the limelight in 2014 when he won Gold medal in 200m event at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games. In November 2015, He was named the 2015 high school boys Athlete of the Year by Track and Field News. He won the 200 m event at the New Balance Nationals Indoor in March 2016. The following month at the 2016 Arcadia Invitational, Lyles won both the 100 m and 200 m setting new records of 10.17 and 20.48 seconds respectively. In the same year, at the USA Junior Championships, Noah won the 100 m in only 10.08 s.

During the U.S. Olympic Trial in July 2016, he was unable to advance from the first 100 m heat. However in 200 m, he finished first in the semi-final and fourth in the final stopping the clock at 20.09 s consequently breaking a 31 year old high school record. Noah did not qualify for the 2016 Summer Olympics but qualified for the 2016 World U20 Championships where he won Gold in 100 m and 4X100 m. In November 2016, he was for the second consecutive year named the high school boys Athlete of the Year 2016 by Track and Field News.

Noah and Josephus, his younger brother became professional athletes and signed with Adidas in July 2016.

Professional level

First senior national title: 2017

Lyles won his first senior national title at the 2017 USA Indoor Championships 300 m event at a time of 31.87 s. During the 2017 World Relays, he won Silver in the 4X200 m relay. He additionally won two meet and the final in the 2017 Diamond League circuit in 200 m. Unfortunately due to injury, he was unable compete in the 2017 World Championships.

100 m and 200 m world leads and youngest U.S. champion: 2018

Noah was back on track at the 2018 USA Indoor Championships 60 m dash where he equaled his personal best of 6.57 s in the first heat. He however did not get past the semi-finals. At the IAAF Diamond League Doha meet, he won in 200 m setting a new personal best of 19.83 s. He enhanced it to 19.69 s matching the world leading time (set by Clarence Munyai earlier in the year) at the IAAF Diamond League in Eugene.

Lyles decided to concentrate on 100 m in the 2018 USA Championships and recorded a time of 9.89 s in the semi-final to equal the world lead set by Mike Rogers only a day before. He went ahead to win the event in the final clocking 9.88 s to set a new world lead and personal best. He consequently became the youngest U.S. champion in 100 m since Sam Graddy who won in 1984. His world lead would later be beaten by Ronnie Baker (9.87 s) and again Christian Coleman (9.79 s).

At the Monaco IAAF Diamond League meet, Lyles set a 200 m world lead and personal best of 19.65 s. This placed him among the top-10 all-time fastest men in 200 m. He also equaled his personal best and world lead to win the Athletissima Diamond League meet earlier in the year. Lyles recorded his fourth sub 19.70 s time in the same season at the Diamond League final in Zurich when he finished in 19.67 s. Only Usain Bolt had achieved under 19.70 s four times before in his 2009 record-breaking season.

Fourth in 200 m all-time list and Gold medals in Doha: 2019

Noah began the season by running 100 m, achieving a 9.86 s world leader in Shanghai in May. He equaled a long standing 1979 world record of 19.72 s at the Pietro Mennea Golden Gala meet. The following month at Athletissima, Lyles reduced his personal best to 19.50 s moving to fourth position on the all-time list.

At the 2019 World Athletics Championships in Doha, Lyles won Gold in 200 m and 4X100 m relay.

More records and titles: 2021-present

In August 2021 at the delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Noah won Bronze in 200 m final after clocking 19.74 s to equal his season’s best. Two weeks later at Eugene he crossed the line in 19.52 s to achieve his second best performance and the ninth fastest in history in 200 m.

At the World Athletics Championships in July 2022, in Eugene, he won his second World title in 200 m and beat a long standing national record of 19.32 s after clocking 19.31 s. This as well moved him to third on the global all-time list. Lyles then completed his extremely successful season at Zurich Diamond League final win, clinching his fourth Diamond League trophy. He finished the year undefeated in his speciality in all the 12 races.

In August 2023 World Athletes Championships in Budapest, the track champion won Gold and set a personal best of 9.83 s in the final in 100 m. Five days later, he won another Gold this time in 200 m with a time of 19.52 s. It was his third Gold medal in 200 m and fifth Gold medal overall in the World Athletics Championships. Only Usain Bolt has more (four) World Athletics Championships Gold medals in 200 m than Lyles.

Noah Lyles Achievements and Medals

Noah Lyles Achievements

Highest world ranking: First in 200 m, 2023.

Personal best: 60 m- 6.51 (2023), 100 m- 9.83 (2023), 200 m- 19.31 National record (2022).

Noah Lyles Awards

  • World Athlete of the Year 2023: Men’s Track and Field.

Noah Lyles Medals

World Championships
  • Gold 200 m and Gold 4X100 m (2019 Doha)
  • Silver 4X100 m and Gold 200 m (2022 Eugene)
  • Gold 100 m, Gold 200 m and Gold 4X100 m (2023 Budapest)
Olympics
  • Bronze 200 m (2020 Tokyo)
Diamond League
  • Champion 100 m (2019)
  • Champion 200 m (2017, 2018, 2019, 2022)
World Athletics Relays
  • Silver 4X200 m (2017 Nassau)
  • Silver 4X100 m (2019 Yokohama)
Continental Cup
  • Gold 100 m and Gold 4X100 m (2018 Ostrava)
World Youth Championships
  • Silver Medley relay (2013 Donetsk)
Youth Olympics
  • Gold 200 m (2014 Nanjing)
World U20 Championships
  • Gold 100 m and Gold 4X100 m (2016 Bydgoszcz)
Pan American U20 Championships
  • Gold 200 m and Silver 100 m (2015 Edmonton)

Noah Lyles National titles

USATF Championships
  • 100 m: 2018
  • 200 m: 2019, 2022
  • 300 m Indoor: 2017
USATF U20 Championships
  • 100m: 2015, 2016

Noah Lyles Net worth

Noah’s net worth is estimated to be about $8 million as of 2023. His income sources are from athletics, sponsorships and brand endorsements.

By MJR

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