Defending world champion Noah Lyles has emerged as an international superstar and may dominate headlines during the Paris Olympics. Get to know the top male track star in the U.S.

How old is Noah Lyles?

Noah Lyles was born on July 18, 1997, so he’s currently 26 years old. However, he’ll be 27 by the time he races in Paris.

How tall is Noah Lyles?

Noah Lyles is 5-foot-11.

Where is Noah Lyles from?

Noah Lyles was born in Gainesville, Florida but grew up in Alexandria, Virginia.

Where did Noah Lyles go to high school?

Noah Lyles attended T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Virginia.

Where did Noah Lyles go to college?

Noah Lyles didn’t attend college. He did commit to the University of Florida, but he then decided to go professional, inking a deal with Adidas.

Who are Noah Lyles’ parents?

Noah Lyles is the son of Kevin Lyles and Keisha Caine, who competed in track and field at Seton Hall University. 

Does Noah Lyles have siblings?

Yes. Noah Lyles’ younger brother, 25-year-old Josephus Lyles, is also a professional sprinter. Like Noah, Josephus went pro with Adidas in 2016. He has since logged personal bests of 10.03 seconds in the 100m and 19.93 seconds in the 200m.

What events does Noah Lyles do?

Noah Lyles specializes in the 100m and 200m sprints, as well as the 4x100m relay. He has declared his intention to race in the 4x400m relay at the upcoming Olympics as well, putting him in line for four medals.

What spikes does Noah Lyles wear?

Noah Lyles most recently has worn the Adidas Adizero Prime SP2. He calls these spikes his “favorites.”