July 5, 2021
Alexandria native Noah Lyles celebrates after taking home the gold medal in the 200 meters during the U.S. Olympic Track & Field trials June 27 in Eugene, Ore. Lyles finished in 19.74 seconds — the fastest time in the world this year — and will compete this July at the Tokyo Olympics.
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Noah Lyles headed to Tokyo Olympics
Only a few short years ago, Noah Lyles could be seen warming up to the strains of James Brown’s “I Feel Good” as he trained on the track of Parker-Gray Memorial Field at what was then T.C. Williams High School.