US Sprinter Noah Lyles Debuts New Song After Tokyo Olympics 2020

Published 08/18/2021, 11:15 AM EDT
Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Athletics – Men’s 200m – Medal Ceremony – Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan – August 5, 2021. Bronze medallist, Noah Lyles of the United States celebrates on the podium REUTERS/Dylan Martinez


There are many instances when athletes want to try their hand at something new. Michael Jordan infamously switched from basketball to baseball to fulfill his father’s dream. Likewise, Allyson Felix started a brand that created spikes for athletes. In a similar vein, Noah Lyles enters the music world after his success at Tokyo Olympics 2020. The American sprinter will debut his new album, very soon.

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Noah Lyles to debut a new album

Lyles has always had soft spot for the glitz and glamor in showbiz. Moreover, he set up an official Instagram page on his music profile to release his new song Scared Love. This will be the sprinter’s first foray into the music industry, and he appears to be keen to make his mark.

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The sprinter’s chosen stage name is Nojo18. The song is available for streaming on Apple Music, Spotify, Google play, and other platforms. Early signs indicate that it is a pretty good song!

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In his day job, Lyles took part in the much-awaited 200-meter race in Tokyo. The American took home the bronze in an incredible race. Despite being one of the favorites to win gold at Tokyo, he couldn’t come keep up with Canada’s Andre De Grasse as he finished first.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Athletics – Men’s 200m – Final – Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan – August 4, 2021. Noah Lyles of the United States in action REUTERS/Aleksandra Szmigiel

Recently, Simone Biles withdrew from team Artistic Gymnastics competitions due to mental health issues. Similarly, Noah spoke about the problems he had. Lyles struggled with anxiety and depression in his training before the Olympics. Noah is also a vocal advocate for racial equality in society.

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Despite all the struggles he’s had, Lyles is one of the most charismatic personalities in the world of athletics. The sprinter not only runs well but is also building excitement with news of his album dropping soon.

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Jacob Gijy

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Jacob Gijy is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. Gijy finished his Masters in Counselling Psychology and worked in a hospital for 2 years before his passion for sports compelled him to find his way to sports journalism. A fan of the great Tim Duncan, he is always ready to pick up a debate with anyone who does not offer the centre the respect he deserves.

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