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The finest moment came when Noah Lyles spoke....

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to the clock after breaking the American 200-meter record....

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The current 200-meter world champion, Noah Lyles...

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 who was only able to earn a bronze medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics...

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earned a second straight global gold on Thursday night in Eugene...

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Lyles took first place in third-fastest time ever with a time of 19.31...

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In order to view his time, Noah Lyles turned to the scoreboard...

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after crossing the finish line and stretched his palms widely...

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Michael Johnson's American record was broken by Noah Lyles.