Josephus Lyles

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Josephus Lyles
Personal information
Nationality United States
Born (1998-07-22) July 22, 1998 (age 20)
Gainesville, Florida
Event(s)200 metres, 400 metres
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)200 m: 20.73 (Forestville 2016)
400 m: 45.46 (Cali 2015)

Josephus Lyles (born 22 July 1998) is an American sprinter. He attended T. C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Virginia.

In July 2016, Josephus and his older brother Noah turned professional and signed with Adidas.[1]

He holds the American Junior record in the 4x400 meters relay at 3:00.33, along with teammates Zachary Shinnick, Brian Herron and Sean Hooper set at the 2017 Pan American U20 Athletics Championships.

His parents Keisha Caine and Kevin Lyles competed in Track and Field at Seton Hall University.


  1. ^ "Lyles brothers turn pro, sign with Adidas". Washington Post. July 22, 2016.

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