|Real Name||Tyson Gay|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 75 kg
in Pounds- 165 lbs
|Body Measurements (approx.)||– Chest: 43 Inches
– Waist: 32 Inches
– Biceps: 16 Inches
|Track and field|
|International Debut||2004 when he got his first opportunity to compete in NCAA events.|
|Records (main ones)||• His Personal Best is 9.69 seconds in 100 meter, which makes him the second fastest Sprinter after Usain Bolt.
• His another feat is 19.58 second in 200 meter makes him sixth fastest athlete in that event.
• He has won many international Medals including a gold medal sweep of the 100 m, 200 m and 4 × 100 m relay at the 2007 Osaka World Championships. This made him the second man to win all three events at the same World Championships, after Maurice Greene.
• He is a four-time U.S. champion in the 100 m.
• He is a two-time winner of the Jesse Owens Award, was the 2007 IAAF World Athlete of the Year, won Best Track and Field Athlete for Track & Field News in 2007 and for ESPY Award in 2008 and 2011.
|Career Turning Point||When Gay became Arkansas’ first 100 m NCAA champion, setting a school record of 10.06 s.|
|Date of Birth||August 9, 1982|
|Age (as in 2016)||34 Years|
|Birth Place||Lexington, Kentucky, U.S.|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Leo|
|Hometown||Lexington, Kentucky, U.S|
|School||Lafayette High School (Lexington, Kentucky)|
|College||Barton Community College, College in Great Bend, Kansas|
|Educational Qualifications||Not Known|
|Family||Father– Greg Mitchell
Mother– Daisy Gay
Brother– Seth Lowe
Sister– Haleigh Lowe
|Controversies||In 2010, he faced one year ban for doping.|
|Girls, Family & More|
|Marital Status||Not Known|
Daughter– Trinity Gay
|Net Worth (approx.)||$12 Million|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Tyson Gay
- Does Tyson Gay smoke?: No
- Does Tyson Gay drink Alcohol?: Not Known
- Tyson Gay was born in a Athlete Family, he is the only son of Daisy Gay and Greg Mitchell. His Grandmother and mother would run in their school days.
- Gay’s older sister Tiffany was keen sprinter and had a successful school career. Gay later told that he was inspired by his sister and mother.
- In his Amateur career, Gay broke the Lafayette High School stadium record for the 200 meters.
- Gay met Lance Brauman, trainer at 2001 track event and he attended Barton County Community College, where he first met Jamaican sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown, and the two got fast friendship, becoming training partners.