Commonwealth Games 2022: Ferdinand Omanyala Wins Men's 100m Final

Commonwealth Games 2022: Ferdinand Omanyala Wins Men’s 100m Final

Commonwealth Games 2022: Ferdinand Omanyala wins men’s 100m final – Ghana’s fastest man, Benjamin Azamati finished 4th in the men’s 100m final at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England.

The 24-year-old finished with a time of 10.16s two one-hundredths of a second slower than Sri Lanka’s Yupun Abeykoon, who finished third.

Africa’s fastest man Ferdinand Omanyala claimed gold in 10.02 seconds ahead of South Africa’s Akani Simbine who came in second in a time of 10.13 seconds.

Sean Safo-Antwi, on the other hand, did not qualify for the men’s 100m final.

Men’s 100m – Final

Final  –  21:32  –  Official Wind: -0.9
Rank Lane Name Time
1 3 Ferdinand OMANYALA


2 4 Akani SIMBINE


3 2 Yupun ABEYKOON


4 1 Benjamin AZAMATI


5 7 Jeremiah AZU


6 8 Rohan BROWNING


7 5 Emmanuel ESEME


8 6 Nethaneel MITCHELL-BLAKE



By Athleticshour

Sekyere Richard has had a 10-year involvement in the sport of athletics. He holds a Diploma in Physical Fitness. Sekyere has experienced the sport as a middle/distance athlete, coach, and now journalist and blogger. Sekyere has published several articles on athletics from Ghanaian Athletics to World Athletics. He currently owns and manages the content and marketing development of Athletics Hour. "I am passionate about sports, love writing and interviewing, traveling, and meeting new athletes and coaches. I like to expose the hidden talents in the youth and I am always in search of talents across Ghana". I have volunteered in one of the biggest ultra-marathons in the world "The Elton Ultra Marathon in Russia. Covered many races in Ghana including ECOWAS CAA Region II Championship and multiple roads and track races in Ghana. In 2021, he launched the "Better Ghana Athletics Agenda", which will help support organisers, athletes and coaches in all directions.

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