Ferdinand Omanyala has just done the impossible in Kasarani this afternoon after he emerged second in a race that was filled by many international athletes. Picture courtesy Omanyala was running alongside three time Olympic Champion, Justin Gatlin who did not do well in the race that saw Omanyala emerge second.
President Uhuru Kenyatta’s aide de camp (ADC), Lieutenant Colonel Timothy Stelu Lekolol, broke tradition while guarding the Head of State at Kasarani Stadium on Saturday, September 18. Lekolol could not hide his emotion as he joined the President, dignitaries and other Kenyans in celebrating sprinter Ferdinand Omanyala’s record-breaking 100 metres race at the Kip Keino Classics.
Omanyala is now the eighth fastest player in the world in a list that features Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake. Ferdinand Omanyala is now rubbing shoulders with the world's best in the 100m thanks to his blistering finish during the Kip Keino Classic on Saturday, September 18, at the Moi Sports Centre Kasarani.
Good evening and welcome to my daily sports updates. United States of American sprinter Justin Gatlin arrived in the country today ahead of Kipkeino classics set to kick off on Saturday. The two times world champion will face off against Kenya's record holder Ferdinand Omanyala who has been having stellar accomplishments since making his debut in the Tokyo Olympic games.
Busia Governor, H.E Sospeter Ojaamong has said Ferdinand Omanyala has once again demonstrated that his desire to conquer the world is just but around the corner. Omanyala lowered his African record to an amazing time of 9.76 seconds to become the fatest runner ever in African continent to confirm his rise to stardom.
Kenyan sprinter Ferdinand Omanyala is destined for greatness. On Saturday, the sprint sensation finished second in the men 100 metres during the Kip Keino Classic-World Athletics Continental Tour 2021 in Nairobi. He set a new African record of 9.77 in the process. After the race, Busia Governor, Sospeter Odeke Ojaamong said Ferdinand Omanyala has once again demonstrated that his desire to conquer the world is just but around the corner.
Good evening and welcome to my daily sports updates,tap on the follow link on the top right corner if you haven't done so to receive more news updates.Welcome Despite coming second behind Justin Gatlin of the United States of America Kenya's sprinter Ferdinand Omanyala has once again proved doubters wrong by setting a new record on the home soil.
Kenyan upcoming great Athlete Ferdinand Omanyala has received a standing ovation at from the Head of State, President Uhuru Kenyatta in Kasaran. Omanyala who missed number number by 00.01 seconds landed second position after the American sprinter Trayvon Bromell clocking 09.75 seconds against Omanyala's 09.76. His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta arrived at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani for the second edition of the Kip Keino Classic is the only World Athletics meeting in Africa and attracted over 180 athletes from across the world among them Olympic champions Soufiane El Bakalli of Morocco (3000m steeplechase) and Kenya's dual Olympic gold medalist and world champion Faith Kipyegon (1500m).
Ferdinand Omanyala Kenyan 100 meters sprinter has left Kenyans happy after breaking a national record in the Kipchoge Keino world continental tour men. He managed to clock 9.76 seconds hence breaking the national record for the 5th time. Ferdinand Omanyala came second after Trayvon Bromwel who finished ahead of Kenyan Omanyala.
Ferdinand Omanyala on Saturday evening timed 9.76s to break Kenya's 100m National record for the fifth time at the Kip Keino Classic at the Moi International Sports Center, Kasarani . American Trayvon Bromwel dominated the race in 9.76 in front of Omanyala's African record, with former Olympics 100m hero Justin Gatlin completing third in 10.02.
With his scorching finish during the Kip Keino Classic on Saturday, September 18, at the Moi Sports Centre Kasarani, Ferdinand Omanyala is now rubbing elbows with the finest in the world in the 100m. Omanyala has had a fantastic season following his outstanding performance at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, which earned him a second-place result on home soil.
According to the reports from Mozzart sports, kenyan speedster Ferdinand Omanyala revealed his ambitions ahead of the imminent Kipkeino classics. The Kenyan will face a tough competition from world champion Justin Gatlin from the United States of America Justin Gatlin arrived in the country yesterday as he aims to win his third gold of the season.
Ferdinand Omanyala has joined the exclusive club of fastest athletes in the world. The 25 years old staged a record breaking finish at Kasarani to earn a place among the best. Omanyala is now the eighth fastest fastest player in the world in a list that features Kenyan Usain bolt and Yohan Blake.
Subscribe Athletics Ferdinand Omanyala (left) of Kenya poses for a photo with Justin Gatlin of USA (right) after the Kip Keino Classic pre-event press conference at Ole Sereni Hotel in Nairobi on September 17, 2021. What you need to know: Omanyala, the first Kenyan sprinter to reach an Olympic semi-final at the Tokyo Summer Games and Diamond League, holds the national record time of 9.86 seconds
The Kenyan born Ferdinand Omanyala has smashed the national 100m record at the Kipkeino Classic Continental tour. The 25 year old Kenyan sprinter has now broken the national record around 5 times in the last three months.The new boy wonder set a new record of 9.76 seconds finishing second behind Trayvon Bromell of the United States who won in 9.75 Seconds.Photo
Subscribe Athletics Justin Gatlin of USA gestures during a training session at Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani on September 17, 2021 ahead of Kip Keino Classic. What you need to know: Fresh from winning both the Olympic and Diamond League series in 1,500m, Chepngétich, the 2019 World 1,500m champion, will be defending her title
The President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta has done a standing ovation for Kenyan sprinter, Ferdinand Omanyala after he broke another National record for the 5th time by clocking 9.76 seconds in 100m in Kasarani Stadium. The Kenyan sprinter finished at position two above legendary American sprinter, Justin Gatlin.
Double cross world 100m boss Justin Gatlin has singled out previous world spear champion Julius Yego and public 100m record holder Ferdinand Omanyala as pioneers of their disciplines in the Kenya. Gatlin said he appreciates the pair for reevaluating Kenyan games that since days of yore has vigorously depended on distance races.
The Kenyan sprinter was rewarded a swanky new car by a betting firm. His time made him the eighth-fastest man of all time, despite finishing second to the USA's Trayvon Bromell. Kenyan sprint sensation Omanyala is the proud owner of a brand new Toyota harrier. Sprint legend Omanyala became the fastest man in Africa on saturday.
Trayvon Bromell’s brilliant return from career-threatening injuries continued in Eugene on Sunday (June 20) as he won the men’s 100m at the US Team Trials in 9.80 (0.8) from Ronnie Baker and Fred Kerley. Bromell, 25, was wheeled off the track at the Rio Olympics and has undergone Achilles surgeries, but he triumphed in these American Olympic trials as a number of big-name athletes faltered.