Athletics Kenya Track and Field season kicks off

Ferdinard Omanyala beaten by a whisker at Eure Athletics

After breaking the National Record for the second time in France, Africa’s fastest man Ferdinard Omanyala managed to hold Michael Rodgers from the United States in the 60m race at the 6th edition of the Meeting de l’Eure Val De Reuil which is a World Athletics Indoor tour silver level that was held at the Jesse Owens Stadium in Val-de-Reuil (Eure).

Omanyala was at it again but the timer allowed the 36-year-old Rodgers to take his first international victory though they shared the same time of 6.64 seconds.

Marvin Rene from France closed the first three podium finishes in 6.65 seconds


  1. Michael Rodgers         6.64
  2. Ferdinand Omanyala  6.64
  3. Marvin Rene                  6:65