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Noah Lyles denied world indoor dash title in Glasgow

Noah Lyles’s bid to win the indoor/outside dash triple got here up brief on Friday night in Glasgow as he completed three-hundredths of a second behind his Group USA rival Christian Coleman within the males’s 60m last on the 2024 World Indoor Championships.

Coleman ran a world-leading time of 6.41 seconds to win the gold. Lyles completed second with a time of 6.44 seconds. Jamaica’s Ackeem Blake got here third, working 6.46.

Christian Coleman
Christian Coleman celebrates his second profession 60m dash title. Photograph: Kevin Morris

That is Coleman’s second profession world indoor 60m title, and likewise redemption after shedding to Lyles ultimately month’s U.S. Indoor Championships. Coleman acquired out to an explosive begin and by no means regarded again, holding off a charging Lyles within the last 10 meters.

Lyles was vying to turn into the primary sprinter to perform “the triple” of world titles: successful the 60m (indoors), and 100m and 200m (outside). The final athlete to take action was Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, who gained gold in all three occasions from 2013 to 2014.

Regardless of shedding to Coleman, Lyles was pleased with his 60m world indoor silver medal. “I ran a PR and improved my 60m time; I’m OK with this 6.44,” Lyles advised Canadian Working. “That is the second-fastest time I’ve ever run, and other people have been saying I wasn’t a 60m man–take a look at me now.”

Lyles is assured that his success over the 60m this season will translate outside. “I’ve improved the worst a part of my race considerably,” says Lyles. “I’m not afraid; I’m extraordinarily excited now.”

Coleman and Lyles
Ackeem Blake, Noah Lyles and Christian Coleman within the males’s 60m last on the 2024 World Indoor Championships in Glasgow. Photograph: Kevin Morris

Coleman and Lyles will probably be the favourites to win the lads’s 100m title in Paris, however Lyles desires extra. “I wish to win all the pieces and break world data whereas doing it,” says Lyles. “That’s the aim.”

You’ll be able to stream the 2024 World Indoor Championships from Canada stay on CBCSports and CBC, and the CBC Gem app. Canadian Working might be stay from Glasgow, reporting on the motion and that includes interviews with athletes as all the pieces unfolds. You’ll be able to observe our protection on Instagram or Twitter.

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