100m sensation Ferdinand Omanyala has yet again proved his prowess in sprinting, making history in the ongoing Commonwealth Games.
The 100m African Record holder won Kenya’s first Commonwealth Games men’s 100m Gold in the competition’s 60 years of history.
Omanyala cloaked 10.02 seconds to cross the finish line first ahead of his nemesis Akani Simbine of South Africa.
Ferdinand Omnayala’s Gold in the ongoing Commonwealth Games at Birmingham, England marks Kenya’s first in the 2022 edition of the competition.
Bounces Back from Oregon Controversy
Omanyala’s win comes after Oregon’s World Athletics Championships Controversy.
From delayed visa, and last-minute travelling to barely getting time for preparation and missing out on the finals.
Omanyala however kept a positive outlook, promising to deliver Gold at the Commonwealth Games.
Ferdinand Omanyala Reacts to Winning at Birmingham, England
Commenting on his win moments after the race, Ferdinand Omnayala wrote;
“The AFRICAN CHAMPION is now the COMMONWEALTH CHAMPION.”