Michael Norman, the king of patience, is about to give you the next, probably, a gold medal to the country. The 23-year-old is all prepared for his next 400m final today and Men's 4x400m relay tomorrow, Friday, August 6, 2021.
If you don't know about him already, the American sprinter is one of the favorites to qualify for the Olympic team. He has proved his worth in the Olympics trials already and is ready for the Tokyo Games.
While the athlete saw some adversity initially, after few jitters in his first heat and semifinal, Norman won the 400 meters race posting his season-best 44.07 times. The gold at trials was his ticket to Tokyo!
Steven Gardiner wins heat 3 in a baggy t-shirt. 44.14 has to be some kind of t-shirt world record.
Michael Norman moves on to the final. pic.twitter.com/rTAhBYrLUb
— RunnerSpace (@runnerspace) August 2, 2021
Following the race, Norman talked with the reporters; he said, "It was all about execution. There was no tomorrow. Today was the day to put it together." Even his coach, Quincy Watts, puts utter faith in him.
Watts had known Michael Norman since the athlete was in 10th grade; Quincy still recalls someone told him, "there's a young man in the 10th grade you should keep an eye on," Those words and Norman have never disappointed the coach.
Michael Norman, born in San Diego, California, as Michael Arthur Norman Jr., began his second season as a sprinter at USC this year, ranking third on the Trojans' all-time 400m list. He has career-best records of 10.27 in 100m, 20.14 in 200m, and 44.60 in 400m.
While we wait for his run at the men's 400m final at the Olympic Games, let's dive into personal life and find out if the 23-year-old athlete is dating someone or still single.
He almost had us tricked there for a second for thinking he is still single, but no. Michael Norman is in a relationship with his longtime girlfriend, Jenna Adams. The couple has been together for more than three years now.
Michael Norman is in a relationship with his longtime girlfriend, Jenna Adams. The couple went public about their relationship in January of 2019.
Michael Norman and his girlfriend, Jenna Adams, met at the University of Southern California. According to their social media profiles, the couple went public about their relationship in January 2019, a year after dating each other.
Michael Normal's girlfriend, Jenna Adams, is a University of Southern California Volleyball alum. According to her USC profile, Jenna was born on April 9, 1998, in San Francisco, California, to her parents, father Jeff Adams, and Lori Adams.
Jenna, 22, has three siblings (two sisters and a brother), Katherine Adams and Abigail Adams, and James Adams. Michael Norman's girlfriend received her bachelor's degree in business administration in 2019 and currently pursuing her master of science in finance at USC's Marshall School of Business.
Michael Norman and his girlfriend, Jenna Adams, are pretty open about their relationship on social media. The couple often posts pictures together on each other's profiles.
Jenna Adams shared a post by USC Track Field's official account featuring Michael Norman.
Recently, Jenna updated an Instagram story; The USC volleyball alum shared a post by USC Track Field's official Instagram account. In Nipsey Hussle's Dedication (with Kendrick Lamar), featured promo video of Michael, the 23-year-old boasts the USA jersey and takes pride in wearing red, white, and blue.
But this is not the only time the couple shares pictures of them on their social media; the pair have been doing so ever since they went public about their relationship in January of 2019.