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Noah Lyles Joins Elite Group as Three-Time Winner of US Male Athlete of the Year

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Noah Lyles Joins Elite Group as Three-Time Winner of US Male Athlete of the Year
EUGENE, OREGON - JULY 21: Noah Lyles of Team United States celebrates winning gold in the Men's 200m Final on day seven of the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 at Hayward Field on July 21, 2022 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images for World Athletics)

Noah Lyles has been named the US Male Athlete of the Year by Track and Field News for the third consecutive year, following his victories in 2018 and 2019.

World 200m champion Lyles is only the fifth athlete in the history of the poll to win the award more than twice, with the others being Carl Lewis, Michael Johnson, Edwin Moses, and Ashton Eaton.

Noah Lyles Makes History as Third-Time Winner of US Male Athlete of the Year
EUGENE, OREGON – JULY 21: Noah Lyles of Team United States celebrates winning gold in the Men’s 200m Final on day seven of the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 at Hayward Field on July 21, 2022 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images for World Athletics)

Ryan Crouser came in second place, while Michael Norman placed third, narrowly beating out Fred Kerley and Joe Kovacs. Crouser won the men’s shot put ahead of Kovacs at the Eugene 2022 World Championships, while Norman won the 400m.

The remainder of the top ten included Grant Holloway, Chris Nilsen, Grant Fisher, Rai Benjamin, and Erriyon Knighton.

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