American Noah Lyles seems to break Usain Bolt’s 200m record … only to discover the mix of the starting line
American Noah Lyles breaks Usain Bolt’s 200m record – before being told he only ran 185m in a mixover with the correct STARTING LINE … with Steve Cram left smiling in disbelief!
American sprinter Noah Lyles seemed to have broken the Usain Bolt 200-meter world record for a moment – only to find that the clumsy organizers had started his run from the wrong place.
Lyles did what appeared to be a sensational run of 18.91 seconds at the Inspiration Games in Florida, a time that would have crushed Jamaican star Bolt’s 19.19 second best set in 2009.
But since Lyles’ fastest time previously was only 19.50, questions were immediately asked, not least by the runner looking perplexed at the finish.
Noah Lyles was clocked at a world record time for the 200 meters … until it was discovered that wasteful organizers started his flight from the wrong place
And a few minutes later, it turned out that Lyles had started from the wrong line marked on the track and walked only 185 meters instead of 200.
“You can’t play with my emotions like that … smuggled me in the wrong line [shaking my head]Lyles tweeted afterward.
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