Lynna Irby
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Lynna Irby

Olympian 2020

Lynna Irby runs down the track with a baton
Joe Kusumoto
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Lynna Irby runs down the track
Joe Kusumoto




Indianapolis, IN


University of Georgia

Daughter of Billie Young, Jr. and Nakela Young...Has three siblings, Billie III, Janay and William...Two-time NCAA First Team Indoor All-American (2018, 2019)...2018 Bowerman Award semifinalist...2018 NCAA champion in the 400-meter.
  • 2019 Pan Am Games, gold (4x400-meter relay)
  • 2019 Pan Am Games, bronze (4x100-meter relay)
  • 2019 NCAA Division I Indoor Championships, 5th (400-meter)
  • 2018 NCAA Division I Outdoor Championships, gold (400-meter), bronze (200-meter)
  • 2018 NCAA Division I Indoor Championships, bronze (400-meter, 200-meter)
  • 2016 IAAF World Under-20 Championships, gold (4x400-meter relay, 4x100-meter mixed relay), silver (400-meter)
  • 2015 IAAF World Youth Championships, gold (4x400-meter relay), silver (400-meter)
  • One-time Olympian (2020), two-time Olympic medalist (1 gold, 1 bronze)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, bronze (4x400-meter mixed relay), gold (4x400-meter relay)
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