Noah Lyles is an American professional track and field sprinter who competes in the 100 meters and 200 meters events.
He was born on July 18, 1997, and is currently 24 years old.
Lyles has achieved significant success in his career, becoming a two-time World champion in the 200 meters event, winning the title at the 2019 and 2022 World Athletics Championships.
He also won a bronze medal in the 200 meters at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Lyles comes from a family with a background in track and field; his parents, Keisha Caine and Kevin Lyles, competed in track and field at Seton Hall University.
Lyles himself started his athletic journey as a gymnast before transitioning to track and field at the age of 12.
He attended T. C. Williams High School (now Alexandria City High School) in Alexandria, Virginia.
In his early career, Lyles represented the United States at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games, where he won a gold medal in the 200 meters event.
He continued to excel in his sport and became a double gold medalist at the 2016 World U20 Championships, winning titles in the 100 meters and 4 × 100 meters relay.
Lyles has been known for his impressive performances and has been compared to legendary sprinter Usain Bolt.
In fact, Lyles has tied Bolt’s record for consistency in running the 200 meters in less than 20 seconds for the 34th time as a professional.
On the other hand, Andrew Hudson is a Jamaican track and field athlete who competes as a sprinter.
Born on December 14, 1996, Hudson is a twice Jamaican national champion over 200 meters.
Noah Lyles and Andrew Hudson cart crash
Hudson was involved in a cart crash during the World Athletics Championships in Budapest.
The incident occurred on August 24, 2023, and left Hudson with blurry vision in his right eye.
Despite the injury, the athlete still competed in the Men’s 200-meters semifinal after the crash.
During the World Athletics Championships, a collision occurred involving a cart carrying competitors to a 200-meter semifinal race.
The collision resulted in broken glass shards flying into Hudson’s right eye.
As a result of the cart crash, Hudson suffered from blurry vision in his right eye as the glass shards caused discomfort and impaired his ability to see clearly.
After the accident, doctors attended to Hudson’s injury; they flushed out some of the glass from his eye.
The cart crash and subsequent injury to Hudson highlight the physical and mental challenges that athletes can face during competitions.
Despite the setback, his decision to continue competing demonstrates his dedication and commitment to his sport.
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