Omanyala cruises to victory at Kasarani

Omanyala cruises to victory at Kasarani

Ferdinand Omanyala sent the crowd into a frenzy as he raced to a world lead in the 100m race at the Kip Keino Classic at Kasarani on Saturday 7 May 2022. His result also saw him fulfil a promise he had made to run a sub 10 second race. 

Ferdinand Omanyala sent the crowd into a frenzy as he raced to a world lead in the 100m race at the Kip Keino Classic at Kasarani on Saturday 7 May 2022. His result also saw him fulfil a promise he had made to run a sub 10 second race. 

The African record holder powered out of the blocks to claim first place in a time of 9.85 seconds, finishing ahead of the USA’s Fred Kerley who clocked 9.92 seconds as  Isaiah Young timed 10.13 seconds for third place.

Omanyala had come into this race off a series of excellent results and winning before his home crowd in Nairobi certainly gives him the much needed confidence boost heading into a year that features the African Championships and Commonwealth Games.

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