At just twelve years old Brianna Lyston is ahead of the curve set by Usain Bolt at her age and is breaking records becoming the first girl under 13 to beat a 24 second 200 meters at the 2017 Boys and Girls Championships and smashing her competition by a clear 1 second!
Her 200m semi-final run clocked in at 23.46 seconds but sadly it was wind-aided, however she still smashed it in the final with a wind-legal record of 23.72 seconds, just 2 seconds off the adult women’s world record!
Brianna’s mom, Toya Bennett, spoke to The Telegraph and said:
“I’m so proud of her. It was just fantastic to watch. She always trains very hard and when she came off the track, she just felt great.”
Watch her amazing 23.46 run below!
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