“I will defeat Usain Bolt in 100m Dash“ - Kenya's Ferdinand Omanyala 

“I will defeat Usain Bolt in 100m Dash“ – Kenya’s Ferdinand Omanyala

“I will defeat Usain Bolt in 100m Dash“ – Kenya’s Ferdinand Omanyala  – Africa’s fastest man Ferdinand Omanyala has come out to say that can easily beat sprint legend Usain Bolt at the moment.

After an extremely successful career in which he won numerous races at the World Championships and the Olympics, Bolt announced his retirement in 2017. Omanyala, who was named Africa’s best, is steadily improving as he pursues victories in the Commonwealth Games and the World Championships. read more

The fastest man in Africa, Ferdinand Omanyala, has boldly asserted that he is currently capable of defeating Usain Bolt. Omanyala, who was just named champion of Africa, stated that provided Bolt, who is presently taking it easy in retirement, could easily defeat him in a race.

Bolt remains to be the fastest man the world has ever seen. He set the quickest time in the 100 metres race in 2009 with a time of 9.58 seconds that no athlete has come close to breaking or equalling.

Omanyala meanwhile has taken the world by storm after putting in impressive and constant times since last year. He is the holder of the season’s fastest time after running 9.85 seconds at the Kip Keino Classic in Nairobi on May 7th. The 26-year-old floored Olympic Silver medalist Fred Kerley to cross the finish line first.

Speaking to SPM Buzz, Omanyala explained that his next targets are now the World Championships in Oregon and the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. How Ferdinand Omanyala was crowned African champion using the photo-finish rule Sports Brief had earlier reported that Africa’s fastest man Ferdinand Omanyala had finally bagged his dream of becoming an African champion. Omanyala beat the outgoing champion Akani Simbine from South Africa in the ongoing Africa Senior Athletics Championships in Mauritius. read more

Omanyala narrowly edged Simbine in a race that is known as a picture finish. In one of the closest races in history, the hometown favorite finished first in 9.927 seconds, beating SImbine’s 9.930. Even though Omanyala beat the 1998 Championship record set by Nigerian Sean Ogukonya, his time won’t stand because it was wind-aided.

Source: Sports Brief

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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