Isiah Young blasts 9.89 to beat Noah Lyles in Clermont

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Isiah Young set a new 100m personal best of 9.89 and defeated Noah Lyles for the second time in a span of one week at the Pure Summer Invitational in Clermont, Florida on Sunday, May 30.

In the preliminary round, The 31-year-old Young easily clocked 10.10 seconds to win his heat. Less than two hours later he returned to track and dominated the 100m finals in a new PB of 9.89.

Young could be the favorites to win the 100m title at the U.S. Olympic Trials which will take place in Eugene, Oregon on June 18 - 27. He is now the 2nd fastest 100m performer in the World this year behind Trayvon Bromell's 9.88 WL. American sprinters now occupy the top four spots on the men's 100m world top lists for this year.

Just Last week at Adidas Boost Boston Games, Young defeated World champion Noah Lyles in the 200m.

Young's previous personal best before this race was 9.92, which was set back in 2018.

In the same race 17-year-old, Jaylen Slade clocked 10.09s PB.

The women's 100m final in Clermont was won Kortnei Johnson who ran 11.17. She beat Olympic long jump champion Tianna Bartoletta by 0.01 seconds.

See the full meet results here.

Here is the men's 100m final video:

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