Alexandria Track Star Noah Lyles Gets Comic Book Biography in Washington Post | ALX now

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Chasing Gold comic, courtesy of The Washington Post

A special insert in the print edition of The Washington Post today features a comic book adaptation of the life of Alexandria track star Noah Lyles.

The twenty-page comic is accompanied by a special section in the print edition commemorating the Tokyo Olympics, with coverage on athletes, match schedules and more.

“In today’s newspaper, readers will also be able to find a twenty-page comic book insert titled ‘Chasing Gold,'” Washington Post communications director Naseem Amini said in a press release, “which recounts the story of track star Noah Lyles who is a favorite for the medal podium, having recorded the fastest time of the year in the 200-meter at the US Olympic Trials.

Lyles, a former TC Williams high school student, won the 200-meter race at the June Olympic trials and represents the United States at the Tokyo Olympics.

The comic was written by Washington Post sports reporters Rick Maese and Adam Kilgore, art directed by Washington Post designer Joe Moore and illustrated by comic book artist Andy Belanger.



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