American sprinter Trayvon Bromell has won plaudits across the world after his noble act moments after he won the 100 metres race at the Moi International sports center Kasarani melted the hearts of many sports men and women. Bromell set his personal best record in the race finishing at 9.76 ahead of promising Kenyan sprinter Ferdinand Omanyala who is slowly bursting into the scene and has been touted as the next big thing.
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.
Kenya’s National 100m champion and record holder Ferdinand Omanyala Omurwa tested the big boys’ league as he made his debut at the Brussels Diamond League meeting that was held on Friday Night (3rd September ) at the Allianz Memorial Van Damme in the King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels, Belgium.
Most athletes have shown their impressive capabilities of running so fast especially in short races. Usain Bolt from Jamaica is the fastest man in history across the world with a record of 9.58s. Here is the Kenyan athlete who currently holds the title in Africa. Ferdinand Omurwa Omanyala is the fastest man in Africa after breaking the continent’s 100 metres record.
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.
Lamont Marcell Jacobs becomes not only the first Italian to win 100m dash in Olympics but also the world fastest man in post-Usain Bolt era. He managed to power off the American Fred Kerley and the Canadian star Andre De Grasse who won silver and bronze respectively. Lamont dramatic finished the race with time of 9.80 seconds followed by Fred Kerley and Andre De Grasse in second and third with times of, 9.84 and 9.89, respectively.
Usain Bolt figures his world record is safe for now,But that Olympic Gold medal - well, it has to go to somebody else this summer. Bolt 34 retired since 2017, will watch from the comfort of his home in Jamaica as someone other than him captures the tittle in the 100m and later the 200m for the first time since 2004,"The fact i get to watch, its wonderful and its a breath of fresh air for me," Bolt said.
When the Herculis Diamond League meet in Monaco is staged on Friday, it will mark exactly three weeks until the track & field portion of the Olympics begins in Tokyo. The trials have been held, the teams have been named, and yet there is still so much we do not know.
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.