Snoop Dogg Stuns at US Olympic Trials, Running 200m in 34.44 Seconds at Age 52

Snoop Dogg usually records tracks, not races on them. But recently, the legendary rapper put on quite a show at the US Olympic athletics trials in Eugene, Oregon.

Wearing a tracksuit in the colors of the American flag and a Team USA shirt honoring the late NBA Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant, Snoop Dogg laced up for a 200-meter exhibition race against Trinidadian former Olympic medalist Ato Boldon and two-time NCAA outdoor 200m champion Wallace Spearmon.

In the exhibition race at Hayward Field, Snoop finished a distant third, obviously outperformed by his rivals, but he still managed a respectable time of 34.44 seconds.

“34.44 for a 52-year-old? Ain’t bad,” he said after the race before posing with his time.

Alongside Olympic host Mike Tirico, Snoop will be travelling to Paris as a Special Correspondent for NBC’s primetime coverage of the Games. The rapper, who is also an actor and businessman, offered viewers his distinct perspective on the event.

Snoop appeared surprised at first because the steeplechase is an event where runners can jump from the top of the hurdles. “Oh he’s jumping on top of the hurdle,” Snoop said in disbelief. “You can do that?! That was a cold trick right there. I like that one. Went off the tippy-top.”

“This wknd was fun … much respect to all tha world class athletes … see yall in Paris,” posted by Snoop on social media.

Stay tuned.