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Good News after Ferdinand Omanyala Breaks Another 100 Meters Record

Kenyan sprinter Ferdinand Omanyala who impressed in the Japan Olympics by becoming the first Kenyan to reach the semis in the 100 meters field events has again brought joy to the country. The athlete had earlier clocked a time of 10.00 seconds in the Olympics making him the fastest Kenyan ever.

Today in Austria Omanyala made a time of 9.68 seconds making his career as a sprinter potential. He will become the first Kenyan to run under 10 seconds breaking his earlier record.

Omanyala was just short of 0.13 seconds to beat the current world record. The record which is 9.63 was set by the Jamaican Usain Bolt which has stood for more than five years.

The national icon has dominated the field events that Kenya s not famous for. Most of the athletes from the country seem to be concentrated in the long distance races. Omanyala will join Eliud Kipchoge as one of the greatest athletes the country has had.

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