Africa’s fastest man Ferdinand Omurwa Omanyala will continue with his stellar performance when he lines up at the World Athletics Mondeville Indoor Tour meeting that will be held on Wednesday (9) in Mondeville, France.
Omanyala set the national record in the 60m at the Miramas meeting last Friday in France when he won in 6:65 is expected to extent his winning ways when he lines up with great sprinters for the title.
We start with a win this season in the 60M dash.
National record. pic.twitter.com/JPRhBoiJ81
— Ferdinand Omurwa OMANYALA (@Ferdiomanyala) February 4, 2022
He erased the Paulvince Obuon’s Kenyan record of 6.70 that was set in 2005.
The 25 year-old is confident of breaking more records irrespective of the times posted by the opponents previously as six of the 16 competitors in the entry list have faster times over the distance.
— Ferdinand Omurwa OMANYALA (@Ferdiomanyala) February 6, 2022
Ivorian Arthur Cisse has the fastest time on paper of 6.53, with the American duo of Devin Quinn and Cravant Charleston both tied up with their personal best of 6.54.
Britain’s Adam Thomas, France’s Marvin Rene and Karl Erik Nazarov from Estonian have clocked 6.62.
The 25 years-old enjoys the National Record that he set twice in 9.86 during the final race at the International Josko Lauf Meeting at Pramtal Stadium, Andorra, Austria.
Omanyala finished in fourth place in 10.02 seconds with the race won by American Fred Kerley who pulled 9.94 seconds. Kerley led a podium sweep with Trayvon Bromell coming in second in 9.97 and Michael Norman closing the first three podium finishes in 9.98.
- Arthur Cisse (COT) 6.53
- Devin Quinn (USA) 6.54
- Cravant Charleston (USA) 6.54
- Adam Thomas (GBR) 6.62
- Marvin Rene (FRA) 6.62
- Karl Erik Nazarov (ETA) 6.62
- Ferdinand Omanyala (KEN) 6.63
- Charlie Dobson (GBR) 6.64
- Ancuiam Lopes (POT) 6.65
- Kayham Ozer (TUK) 6.67
- Ryan Zeze (FRA) 6.69
- Dylan Rigot (FRA) 6.72
- Fabrice Dabla (TOG) 6.75
- Jeff Erius (FRA) 6.72
- Innocent Bologo (BKF) 6.83
- Mohammed Badru (FRA) 6.84
- Pablo Mateo (FRA) 6.83