Ferdinand Omanyala has been a sensation to watch in the past few months given all the accolades that he has won in the races he has participated in. Picture courtesy. Image from the race. Currently, he ranks as Africa's fastest man and the tenth fastest man on the planet ever, as per rankings of the World Athletics Association in the past few weeks.
The Commonwealth Games in Birmingham are ongoing with countries which were previously British colonies participating in the competition. Kenya had sent its contingent to the UK but they are yet to get a gold medal in these events so far. However, the performances of the athletes have been outstanding.
With the seventh day of World Athletics Championships now over, a lot of action was witnessed the highlight of the day been both men's and women's 200 metres final.Some of the events which Kenya was represented was in the men's javelin throw, women's 800 metres heats and men's 800 metres semi-final as well as 5000 metres heats.Below is a summary of how Team Kenya performed on Friday morning:
After a successful live broadcast of the World Athletics Championships in Oregon, USA about a week ago, KBC TV confirmed that they were going to broadcast live action at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England.With the games on their second day, the television channel has released the days schedule which is as follows:According to the schedule, the first session of the day will start at 10.40am with the men's marathon and later on the women's marathon which will end at 3.30pm.The second session will start at 4.30pm with beach volleyball, hockey, 3×3 basketball and cycling scheduled for the session.The third and last session of the day scheduled for late night at 11.00pm will see swimming and artistic gymnastics finalize the second day actions.Some of the Kenyan teams which will be in action today include the marathon, hockey, 3×3 basketball, rugby, boxing, beach volleyball and lawn bowl teams.Do you think that Kenya may end up winning it's first medals today especially through the two marathons?
Over the past few years, sports have developed to be one of the best paying careers in the world.In Kenya, one of the sporting activities which pays well is athletics due to the many meetings in and outside the country from which invited athletes earn good sums of money.
Ferdinand Omanyala, the fastest man in Africa, wants to demonstrate young Kenyan sprinters how to excel. The 26-year-old is traveling to the World Athletics Championships with the goal of popularizing sprinting in a nation where long-distance runners rule. Omanyala has two wristbands on his right arm.
After a successful day 6 of the World Athletics Championships which saw 8 Kenyan athletes in action, more Kenyans are set for action on Friday morning as the championships will be entering day 7.In this article we are going to look at all the 11 Kenyan athletes who will be in action on Friday morning alongside their races and the scheduled time for the race.The list is as follows:
With the sixth day of World Athletics Championships in Oregon, USA now over, a total of 8 Kenyan athletes were in action.In this article we are going to look at how this athletes performed in their respective races.The performances are as follows: 5000 Metres Heats (Women)
In the last day of World Athletics Championships in Oregon, all Kenyans were keenly following the men's 5,000 metres and women's 800 metres finals as the races were the only hope of more medals to Team Kenya.After the end of the races, it was silver medal for Jacob Krop in the 5000 metres and bronze medal for Mary Moraa in the 800 metres.After their podium finishes, this two are expected to earn good sums of money from both World Athletics and the Kenyan Government as well.Their earnings are as follows:
After lots of action in the sixth day of the World Athletics Championships which saw two finals on the lineup, more action is scheduled for day 7 which will kick on Friday very early in the morning at 3.05am.KBC TV who have been keeping their viewers entertained by airing this championships live are set to continue with the live broadcast as through their social media platforms they have released day 7 schedule which is as follows:According to the schedule, group A of Men's Javelin throw will be the first event of the day at 3.05 followed by women's 800 metres heats five minutes later at 3.10am.The last events of the day will be both women's and men's 200 metres final which are scheduled for 5.35am and 5.50am respectively.
The World Athletics Championships having ended in the past few hours, lots of medals were won in the Oregon championships which were the 18th edition.Despite unsuccessful ran in Oregon, Kenya managed a total of 10 medals and in this article we are going to look at all the 10 medalists from the competition.The list is as follows:
With barely four days to the end of the ongoing World Athletics Championships in Eugene, USA at the University of Oregon, various participating athletes have continued to win medals for their respective countries.With the sixth day of the championships having ended in the past few hours, below is a summary of the days medalists:
Before the start of day 9 events in the ongoing World Athletics Championships in Eugene, USA at the University of Oregon, Kenyans were hopeful of some medals as a total of 6 Kenyan athletes were in action across two finals which included men's 800 metres and women's 5,000 metres.
Ferdinand Omanyala outran his rivals to win the men's 100-meter race, giving Kenya its long-sought gold. Omanyala, the fastest man in Africa, finished in 10.02 seconds, beating off South African Akani Simbine (10.07), who settled for silver, and Sri Lankan Yupun Abeykoon, who won bronze.
With the World Athletics Championships still on in Eugene, USA at the University of Oregon, various athletes have continued to win medals for their respective countries.On Thursday morning which was the seventh day of the championships, a total of six medals were won across two races.Below is a summary of the winners:
The fifth day of the ongoing World Athletics Championships in Oregon, USA was scheduled for Tuesday July 19.Four finals were scheduled for the day across different events and below is a summary of the days performances: High Jump (Women) Eleanor Patterson (Australia) - gold medal
Former Kenyan Norah Jeruto Shines For Kazakhstan in 3,000m , as Kenyan Athletes Stumble Kenya's poor showing at the World Athletics Championships in Oregon, United States continued unabated with Celiphine Chespol, the reigning World U-20 champion finishing 13th in the women's 3000m steeplechase . To add insult to injury, the eventual winner, Norah Jeruto is a former Kenyan athlete who switched allegiance to Kazakhstan, making the win a bitter experience for Kenya.
After his late travel to Oregon for World Athletics Championships, Ferdinand Omanyala's VISA issue has been the talk of town since then raising eyebrows towards the concerned bodies.Over the past few days, Omanyala has been posting on his social media platforms pleading with Kenyans not to point fingers towards the government for his visa issues a thing which kenyan's seem to be bitter at.
After 10 days of action, World Athletics Championships finally came to an end on Monday morning in Eugene, USA at the University of Oregon.A number of Kenyan athletes were in action in the final day across two events.Below are the results of those two races: 800 Metres (Women)
Initially known for their prowess in long distance running, the emergence of Ferdinand Omanyala changed Kenyas historic narrative after his great performances in the 100 metres.After VISA delays which led to Omanyala's late travel to Oregon, USA for the ongoing World Athletics Championships, current updates indicate that Omanyala has landed safely in Birmingham ahead of next weeks Commonwealth games.