Kenya's 100m runner, Ferdinand Omanyala, won the Kip Keino Classic race done today at Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi on Saturday, May 7. Omanyala registered 9.85 seconds in the 100m race.
He defeated seven other competitors which includes, United States' Fred Kerley and renown Isaiah Young in the race witnessed by the Kenyan, President Uhuru Kenyatta, former Prime Minister, Raila Odinga, and Sports CS Amina Mohammed.
Kerley, who is an Olympics silver medalist, became the second after Omanyala clocking 9.92 seconds in the race.
The Omanyala's 9.85 seconds time, became the world's fastest time this year in the 100 meters race.
Before the race initiating, each of the eight competitors were yellow checked for a misleading beginning.
As Omanyala ran to the end goal, the entire arena rose to commend him, with Kenyans waving the banner while cheering the quickest man in Africa.
Uhuru, Raila and Kipchoge all embraced Omanyala and praised him for doing right by the country.
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