Tyson Gay

United States

Tyson Gay Bio

Who is Tyson Gay

Tyson Gay is an American track and field sprinter who is known for winning a silver medal at London games 4×100 m relay race in 2012.He have a record of personal best of 9.69 seconds in 100 m which is a American record.

Early Life (Childhood)

He was born in Lexington,Kentucky to Greg Mitchell and Daisy Gay.He joined St. John Missionary Baptist when he was child.He also attended Barton County Community College.He worked as a sprint coach at University of Arkansas.

Interesting Facts

He broke the record of 200 meters race at Lafayette High School stadium.He also have set the record of 10.60 s as winning state championship.He have his personal best record of 100 m run in 10.27 s and 20.88 s in 200 m.

Personal Life

Tyson married to Shoshana Boyd.The couple had a daughter named Trinity.He loves his own daughter and his niece Destin very much.He was looked after by his coach wife and daughter when he was in jail for fraud case.


He holds second fastest sprinter US record in 100 m with 9.69 s.He is also awarded as Best Track and also Field Athlete ESPY Award.He was awarded with gold medal in 2009 World Athletics Final 100 m race.


He was rumored to be sued by her former coach for over doping case.