Africa’s fastest man Ferdinand Omanyala set a new National Record on his debut in the 60m at World Indoor Tour Miramas Meeting which is a World Athletics Indoor Tour Bronze Level series that was held on Friday in Miramas, France
The 100m National Record holder broke the national record of 6:70 that was set in 2005 by Paulvince Obuon at State College, UNited States.
The 26 year-old ran his first ever indoor race winning the semi-final in 6.65 seconds before clinching the crown in 6.63.
This time is also the fastest time run at this stadium having dethroned the previous record of 6.68 that was set in 2021 by Hassan Taftian from Iranian.
Africa’s 60m record of 6:45 is held by Leonard Myles-Mills from Ghana while Christian Coleman from the United States of holds the world record of 6.34.