As the Paris Olympics approach, get to know Noah Lyles, who enters as a favorite to win multiple gold medals.

How did Noah Lyles do during 2023 Diamond League?

As is custom, Noah Lyles picked up a few wins on the 2023 Diamond League circuit. He won the 100m event in Paris, the 200m in London and the 200m in Zurich.

How has Noah Lyles performed in 2024?

After winning three world titles (100m, 200m, 4x100m relay) in 2023, Noah Lyles has enjoyed a smooth 2024 so far. He picked up two silver medals at the 2024 World Indoor Championships in Glasgow, Scotland in the 60m and 4x400m relay events.

He also set a 60m personal best of 6.43 seconds in February at the USATF Indoor Championships in Albuquerque, New Mexico, winning gold.

Who is Noah Lyles' biggest competitor?

Noah Lyles’ competitors come from both within the U.S. and outside. U.S. teammates Christian ColemanTrayvon BromellFred Kerley and Erriyon Knighton all boast Olympic-champion potential.

British record-holder and 2023 100m world bronze medalist Zharnel Hughes, 2023 world silver medalist Letsile Tebogo of Botswana and Ferdinand Omanyala of Kenya can all compete for gold in both the 100m and 200m.

Other names to watch include reigning 200m Olympic champion Andre De Grasse of Canada and fellow American Kenny Bednarek, who took 200m gold in Tokyo.

Who trains Noah Lyles?

Noah Lyles’ coach is Lance Brauman of PURE Athletics. Brauman coached at Auburn University, Barton Community College and the University of Arkansas before starting PURE Athletics in 2007.

Is Noah Lyles the fastest person in the world?

Noah Lyles owns the title of 'World’s Fastest Man' entering the Paris Olympics after his sensational performance at the 2023 World Championships in Budapest. There, Lyles became the first man since Usain Bolt to complete a treble: gold medals in the 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay. This makes Lyles the man to beat in Paris, and he’s declared that he’s “coming after all the medals.”

What events will Noah Lyles compete in at the 2024 Paris Olympics?

Lyles is likely to compete in the 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay events in Paris. He has also expressed a desire to run in the 4x400m relay.

What was Noah Lyles' 100m time at the Tom Jones Memorial 2024 event?

Noah Lyles edged out U.S. teammate Kenny Bednarek to win the 100m event at the Tom Jones Memorial in 10.01 seconds, beating Bednarek by five-thousandths of a second.