TOKYO (August 9, 2021) – At 23 years old, Team Toyota athlete Michael Norman won his first career Olympic medal, winning gold with his teammates in the men’s 4x400m relay event at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 on Saturday, August 7. Norman ran a stellar second leg that put the U.S. in front, speeding through his 400m in 44.03 seconds. The relay team’s winning time of 2:55.70 was the 18th gold and 21st medal of any color won by the USA in the event.
Norman has now gone from four-time NCAA champion to Olympic medal winner in Tokyo. The American sprinter and first-time Olympian followed up his stellar USA Track & Field Trials performance with this medal-worthy win on the world’s biggest stage.
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