Biography, profile and career performance of Tyson Gay - best Amercan sprinter


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Biography of Tyson Gay


Tyson Gay is one of the best runners in the world. He is the second fastest runner in 2011 after Usain Bolt. Tyson Gay was a American sprinter who mainly concentrates on 100m and 200m events. Tyson Gay was born in the year 1982 August 9 at Lexington, Kentucky, U.S. He is currently residing in Clermont, Florida, U.S. At the age of 22, Gay made his national debut in NCAA Men's Indoor Track and Field Championship and finished 4th in 60m event and 5th in 200m event. In 2004, Gay reached semifinals of US Olympic trials in 100m and 200m events. In 2005 World Championships Athletics, Gay finished 4th in 200m.
Tyson Gay
In 2005 World Athletics Final, Gay won a Gold medal in 200m event which was his first major professional medal. Tyson Gay was the World Athletics Final champion in 2006 IAAF World Athletics and became the third fastest runner in 200m. As Gay suffered injuries in 2008 Beijing Olympics, he failed to qualify for 4x100m relay finals and 100m semifinals. Gay holds the record of second fastest runner in the world after Usain Bolt and he also holds the record for US with 9.69 s in 100m. More details about the profile and career records of Tyson Gay are given below.

Profile of Tyson Gay


Tyson Gay nationality: American

Tyson Gay birth place: Lexington, Kentucky, U.S.

Tyson Gay birth date: 9/08/1982

Tyson Gay major event: 100m and 200m running

Tyson Gay major achievements: 3 gold medals in 2007 Osaka World Championships

Current residence: Clermont, Florida, U.S.

Height: 5ft 11in

Weight: 75 kg

Career performance of Tyson Gay


2005 World Championships in Athletics: held at Helsinki, Finland 4th in 200 m

2005 IAAF World Athletics Final: held at Monte Carlo, Monaco 1st in 200m

2006 IAAF World Athletics Final: held at Stuttgart, Germany 3rd in 100 m

2006 IAAF World Athletics Final: held at Stuttgart, Germany 1st in 200 m

2006 IAAF World Cup: held at Athens, Greece: 1st in 100 m

2007 World Championships in Athletics: held at Osaka, Japan 1st in 100 m

2007 World Championships in Athletics: held at Osaka, Japan 1st in 200 m

2007 World Championships in Athletics: held at Osaka, Japan 1st in 4x100 m

2008 Beijing Olympics: held at Beijing, China 5th in 100 m

2009 World Championships in Athletics: held at Berlin, Germany 2nd in 100 m

2009 IAAF World Athletics Final: held at Thesaloniki, Greece 1st in 100m


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