Sign in
Download Opera News App

News Sports




"I Started My Athletic Journey at 20 Years Old" Sprinter Omanyala Speaks

African 100M record holder Ferdinand Omanyala has opened up about his journey in the athletic world.

The bullish runner who has stunned many with new record revealed how he started running in Mumias.

While speaking to Jeff Koinange on JKL, he recounted how his love for sports started.

"I joined athletics by looking at the athletics Kenya calendar…They had a n event in Mumias and I went to participate and I won! That was 5 years ago. I started my athletics career at 20," he said.

Omanyala also said his love for sports started in High School as a rugby player before his friend convinced him to join athletics.

" I started my sports in Kamusinga High. I was in rugby and I used to run quite fast. I love rugby and joined the team at UoN- Mean Machine. Later I joined Stingers. A friend encouraged me to join athletics," he added.

Omanyala is currently flying high and earlier today, he was gifted a 1.5M worth car by betting firm, odi Bets.

Content created and supplied by: Aggiengetich (via Opera News )

Ferdinand Omanyala JKL Jeff Koinange Kamusinga High Kenya


Load app to read more comments