Noah Lyles Sets New American Record In 200-Meter Dash

JULY 21: On day seven of the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon,

Noah Lyles of Team United States celebrates taking first place in the men's 200-meter final.

At the 2022 World Athletics Championships in Eugene on Thursday,

track and field superstar Noah Lyles ran an astounding 19.31 seconds to break the previous American record for the 200-meter sprint.

Michael Johnson's 26-year-old record of 19.32 is shattered by this lightning-quick performance.

Twitter was used by the sports community to respond to Lyles' amazing performance.

"Those last 80 metres of that stride. RIDICULOUS!! "one more said.

Lyles shared his own thoughts on breaking the record after the race.