Coleman still holds the 60m crown at the Millrose Games


World record holder Christian Coleman defended his Millrose Games 60m title in 2023-best of 6.47 seconds on Saturday after disqualifying 200m world champion Noah Lyles.

All of America is watching the 100m in August of the World Championships and the 2024 Paris Olympics as the superstars quickly took the stage at the Armory in the World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold series meet.

Lyles contested the starting block and was disqualified for a false start but contested the decision and was allowed to run.

Coleman jumped to the front at the start and raced to the finish, ignoring the obstacle to make the most of his opportunity.

“You have to be a professional in those moments, try to stay calm, stay calm and stay locked in, and just execute your race plan,” Coleman said.

Lyles crossed the line next in 6.53 while Jamaican Travis Williams was second, beating Noah’s brother Josephus Lyles after both ran in 6.59.

“He’s a great competitor. I knew he was going to have some closing speed,” Coleman said of Noah Lyles. “Just trying to get to the front line.”

Lyles, the reigning 200m world champion, won the 60 last week in Boston in a personal best 6.51.

Coleman, who set the 60m world record of 6.34 in 2018, won the 2018 world indoor 60m title and won the 2019 world outdoor 100m title.

Noah Kibet of Kenya won the men’s 800 in 1:44.98, a season-best. The 18-year-old African, the 2022 world number two indoors, beat American Isaiah Harris by .66 of a second.

In the javelin, two-time Olympic champion Ryan Crouser won with 22.58m and women’s outdoor world champion Chase Ealey won with 20.03m – both Americans producing season bests. then good.

“It’s been a really good start to the season for me,” Crouser said.

World 400 indoor champion Jereem Richards of Trinidad and Tobago won the 400 in 45.84 with American Noah Williams second in 46.20.

Yared Nuguse won the men’s mile in an American record of 3:47.38, the world leader this season, with Britain’s Neil Gourley second in 3:49.46. and 2022 champion Ollie Hoare of Australia third in 3:50.83.

Britain’s Laura Muir, the Tokyo Olympic 1,500m runner-up, won the women’s mile in 4:20.15. The 29-year-old European and Commonwealth Games holder from Scotland beat American Josette Andrews by .73 of a second.

“It’s amazing,” Muir said. “The last leg I said, ‘I didn’t do all this hard work for nothing.’

Britain’s Josh Kerr, the 1,500m bronze medalist at the Tokyo Olympics, won the men’s 3,000 in 7:33.47. 25-year-old Scotsman Luis Grijalva of Guatemala won by .39 of a second.

Olympic champion Katie Moon cleared a season-best 4.81m to win the women’s pole vault with fellow American Bridget Williams in 4.76 and 2016 Olympic champion Katerina Stefanidi of Greece third in the 4.62.

Bahamian Devynne Charlton, last year’s world champion, won the women’s 60m in 7.91.

2022 world champion Aleia Hobbs won the women’s 60 in 7.04 with American Tamari Davis second in 7.08.

“I was in that weight room,” Hobbs said. “I’m stronger than ever. It’s putting in the work and it’s paying off.”

Alicia Monson won the women’s 3,000m in an American record and world lead in 8:25.05.

Ajee Wilson, the reigning world champion in the 800, extended her winning streak to 19 races over the past decade by winning the 600 in 1:24.85 and Abby Steiner won the 300. the women’s at 35.54.


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