New York (AFP) – Reigning 200-meter world champion Noah Lyles will run the 60m at subsequent month’s twenty seventh New Stability Indoor Grand Prix in New York, organizers introduced Friday.
Lyles, who captured a bronze medal ultimately 12 months’s Tokyo Olympics, will probably be challenged by fellow People Ronnie Baker and Erriyon Knighton on February 6 on the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complicated on Staten Island.
The World Athletics Indoor Tour occasion normally staged in Boston was moved to New York final 12 months whereas its dwelling venue was used as a Covid-19 mass vaccination web site.
Lyles, 24, received the 200 title final 12 months on the indoor meet in a season that noticed him win the Prefontaine Basic in 19.52 seconds, final 12 months’s quickest time on this planet.
Baker, 28, completed fifth within the 100 on the Tokyo Olympics in 9.95 and was third within the 60 on the 2018 World Indoors.
Knighton, 17, completed fourth within the Tokyo Olympic 200m last.
Others set to compete embrace Trayvon Bromell, who had final 12 months’s quickest 100m time at 9.77, within the 200 and 60m hurdles world record-holder and Olympic silver medalist Grant Holloway.
Gabby Thomas, a 200m bronze medalist at Tokyo, and US silver medal 4×400 relay runner Lynna Irby will race within the girls’s 300.
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