Few athletes had a better 2023 than Noah Lyles, who made history at the 2023 World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary with three gold medals. Here’s what the 26-year-old American has accomplished so far as he gets ready for the Paris Olympics.

How many world championship gold medals does Noah Lyles have?

Noah Lyles has won six world titles. He most recently captured gold in the 100m, 200m, and 4x100m relay at the 2023 World Championships, a feat last achieved by Usain Bolt in 2015. He also earned a bronze medal in the 200m sprint at the Tokyo Games, which he’ll hope to improve on in Paris.

Lyles also earned two silver medals at the 2024 World Indoor Championships — in the 60m and 4x400m relay. He is also a five-time Diamond League champion, winning gold in both the 100m and 200m in 2019.

Where does Noah Lyles rank in the world?

According to World Athletics’ ranking system, Noah Lyles is the third-ranked male track and field athlete in the world, trailing just Mondo Duplantis and Ryan Crouser.

What are Noah Lyles’s fastest 100m and 200m times?

Noah Lyles’ personal best in the 100m came at the 2023 World Championships in Budapest, when he secured gold with a scorching time of 9.83 seconds.

He ran a 200m time of 19.31 in June 2022 in Eugene, Oregon, which stands as his best mark in that event.

Has Noah Lyles won Olympic gold?

No. To his chagrin, Noah Lyles’ tremendous career has only produced one Olympic medal. At the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Lyles earned bronze in the 200m, running a time of 19.74 seconds.

How fast is Noah Lyles in mph?

Noah Lyles has reached a top speed of 22.76 mph in 100m sprints. By comparison, Usain Bolt achieved a speed of 27.33 mph during his legendary 100m run in 9.58 seconds in 2009.

Who is faster: Noah Lyles or Usain Bolt?

Not only has Usain Bolt reached a faster top speed, but he also still holds the 100m world record at 9.58 seconds, while Noah Lyles' personal record is 9.83 seconds.

What is Noah Lyles' 60m time?

Noah Lyles reached his top 60m time of 6.43 seconds at the USATF Indoor Championships in February 2024.

How fast was Noah Lyles in high school?

In 2016, Noah Lyles competed at the U.S. Olympic Trials. He failed to qualify but did break a 31-year-old U.S. high school record with a 200m time of 20.09 seconds. And in June 2016, Lyles won the 100m at the USA Junior Championships with a time of 10.08 seconds.

How much does Adidas pay Noah Lyles?

In February, Lyles signed a contract extension with Adidas “through the end of the decade.” It’s widely estimated that Lyles, who first signed his deal with Adidas in the summer of 2016, now boasts the richest contract in track and field since Usain Bolt, although a specific number is not public.