Lyles leads the USA to its 2d clean sweep of the championship The 25-12 months-antique broke Johnson's long-status US report

Lyles, who won Olympic bronze in Tokyo, led at the midway point and exploded through the finish, with compatriots Kenny Bednarek

(19.Seventy seven) and 18-year-old Aerion Knighton (19.80) coming out of the turn to struggle straight away for silver. And bronze.

Lyles wasn't happy with how quick he was popping out of the blocks in a number of his races but said the first few meters were "the start of my existence".

LHe knew he had a clean direction to the pinnacle of the podium whilst he didn't experience Knighton at the back of him.

After that I changed into like: 'Okay, I'm jogging myself. Let's pass, that became my purpose,'" he said. "But I also had within the returned of my head,

Lyles tore off his shirt as the home crowd in Eugene, Oregon roared with approval and offered a hug to rival Knighton.

Today is my day - I subsequently were given to do what I dreamed of," he stated after breaking 4-time Olympic champion Michael Johnson's US countrywide report,

Lwhich had stood on the grounds that 1996. Lyles' time first regarded as 19.32, which could have tied Johnson's record

However, it was then updated to an respectable 19.31 when his lower back changed into turned, with the 25-year-old absolutely bowled over while