Noah Lyles wins Diamond League sprint double
Noah Lyles, the day before Brussels Diamond League, was coy about what sort of time he would produce in tonight's 200m, although he did say he wanted a PB

Noah Lyles won the sprint double at Wednesday’s (19 August) Gyulai Istvan Memorial in Szekesfehervar, Hungary.

The American sprinter ran 10.05 to top the men’s 100m and 20.13 in the 200m.

In the 100m, Great Britain’s Adam Gemili finished second in 10.28 and American Elijah Hall-Thompson, third in 10.31.

Barbadian Mario Burke ran 10.32s for fourth while Mike Rodgers got disqualified.

Eseosa Desalu of Italy was the second-place finisher in the 200m with a time of 20.35. Gemili picked up third with 20.56.

Burke finished fifth in 20.78 and Rodgers, seventh in 21.53.

American Kahmari Montgomery topped the men’s 400m in 45.50 ahead of Josephus Lyles of Spain, 46.08.

Orlando Ortega of Spain ran 13.21 to beat American world champion Grant Holloway, 13.22 in the men’s 110m hurdles.

American World 800m champion Donavan Brazier won the 600m in 1:15.07.

On the women’s side, Dafne Schippers, 22.94 was beaten by Lynna Irby, 22.55. Josee-Marie Ta Lou was fourth in 23.33.

Nadine Visser of Netherland won the women’s 100m hurdles in 12.68 ahead of Luca Kozak, 12.71.

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Anthony Foster is a renowned Jamaican sports journalist, honored twice as the Jamaica sports journalist of the year (in 2004 and 2005). His journalistic achievements are globally recognized. Notably, he authored an award-winning article on Usain Bolt, the iconic 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion, and record holder for the sprint double. This significant piece was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony's extensive coverage includes prestigious events such as the Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012, and Rio 2016. He has also provided coverage for seven (7) World Athletics Championships held between 2007 and 2022, alongside various other international sporting events. Noteworthy mentions comprise his coverage of the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his cherished experience reporting on the 2004 clash between his favorite football team, Argentina, and the USA.



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