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Athletics-Riles overcomes teenager Knighton and Steiner stuns again to win 200 meters

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Eugene — World Champion Noah Lyles defeats Erriyon Knighton to win the men's 200 meters in 19.67 seconds at the US Championships on Sunday. Abby Steiner focused on the sport in a world-leading continuous time. The female side.

As Lyles left the turn, Lyles charged his last stretch and grinned at the teenager when he broke the tape 1/200 second ahead of the final day of the tournament at Eugene. I fired a finger gun. ,Oregon.

"I do what I need to win, and Lyles made the most of me on the turn-I'm not worried about it." Lyles said. "I said,'I'm going to catch him. I'll just take all the rest of the 100 people.'"

Olympic bronze medalist Lyles denied the 18-year-old Tokyo podium and Eugene's. It was clearly hidden in the skin of the young man.

Knighton, who stood next to each other in a post-race television interview, hurried away, saying, "I'm not done."

National College Indoor Champion Steiner overcame an experienced opponent to win the women's final at 21.77 after setting the world's top mark of 21.80 in the semifinals earlier that day.

"At the end of the college season, many want to limit you by saying they have burnout, but I and my coach trusted the process." She said.

Tamara Clark was second at 21.92 and Tokyo Relay Silver Medalist Jenna Prandini was third at 22.01.

Olympic bronze medalist Gabrielle Thomas dealing with hamstring injuries finally finished a surprise, 2019 world silver medalist Brittany Brown missed a trip to the world and finished fifth rice field.

Fan-favorite Sha'Carri Richardson was even more disappointed because he couldn't make it to the 200-meter final after running short of 100 meters.

The top three players in Eugene, Oregon, who meet certain eligibility criteria and dominate global title holders, will compete in the first World Championships in the United States from July 15th. .. Same track.

World leader Devon Allen took third place in the 110 meters hurdles in just one-thousandth of a second at 13.09, securing a spot on her tooth skin. did.

Daniel Roberts won 13.03, Trekaningham came in second at 13.08, and World Champion Grant Hollowway opted out of the final.

Olympic champion Ajeé Wilson took control early on and survived the challenge of two-time world bronze medalist Ajeé Wilson, winning 800 meters at 1: 57.16.

"It was a fast field," said Mu, who collected gold for the Relay Olympics last summer. "Ajee was perfect for me. I just wanted to push a little harder to reach the line."

World and Olympic silver medalist Rai Benjamin said 400 With a 47.04 second victory in the world's leading meter hurdles, Trevor Basit and Califa Rosser finished second and third, respectively.

Benjamin chopped his leg on the second hurdle, but after suffering from COVID-19, he turned on gas in the second half for a remarkable recovery.

"It's been a while. It's been a tough weekend for me. To be honest, it feels like a bang," he said in a television interview.

World silver medalist Emma Coburn won the obstacle race, and Courtney Wayment and Tokyo silver medalist Courtney Frerich also participated in the world championships. (Report by Gene Cherry in Eugene, Oregon, edited by Amy Tennery in New York, edited by Christian Radnedge)