Michael Norman, a former state champion at Vista Murrieta High School and former national champion at the University of Southern California, shocked the track and field world recently when he posted a time of 9.86 seconds in a 100-meter race. Before the coronavirus outbreak postponed the 2020 Olympics, July 24, 2020, was supposed to begin the opening week of the Tokyo Games, instead Norman excelled at a small meet in Texas where he ran a wind-legal 9.86 seconds. Last week’s race time is a significant improvement on his 10.27 personal best that he set as a high schooler in 2016, which is the last time Norman raced over 100-meter. He is the first person in history to break 9.90 seconds in the 100-meter and 44.00 in the 400-meter. Norman is a quarter-mile runner, but no quarter-miler has
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