World champion with depression: Now I can think without dark waves

With a best time of 19.50 seconds, he is the fastest active Sprinter in the 200-Meter track, and his Talent as a musician, he has already shown impressive front

World champion with depression: Now I can think without dark waves

With a best time of 19.50 seconds, he is the fastest active Sprinter in the 200-Meter track, and his Talent as a musician, he has already shown impressive front of a great backdrop, such as at the Diamond League final in 2019, in a duet with a pole-vaulter Sandi Morris. However, the American athlete Noah Lyles is struggling with other demons than the stopwatch or fright: He suffers from depression.

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"It was never so difficult," confessed the world champion by 2019 ahead of its launch at the athletics Meeting this Friday in Monaco. There, he will start at 21.32 PM on track 7 – as the favorite in a strong field of participants, the new German champion Deniz Alma may for the first time on a big stage sprint. To note, the wild tattooed Turk Ramil his Guliyev, the best time 19,76 seconds, the current European Champions and Lyles' predecessor as world champion, and the Briton Adam Pursuant to, Europe's Champion of 2014. Noah Lyles to the side to run his younger brother Josephus, for moral support so to speak.

from a Purely sporting, the 23-year-old double world champion from Doha certainly needs no edge protection. But the supposed jet man from Florida, in whose Inner it often looks gloomy, has a difficult time behind. Since the age of eight, he, he I have suffered from depression. The disease is expressed in different forms, at different stages in his life. But it was only in April of this year, it had become really bad.

Updated Date: 13 August 2020, 10:19

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