Omanyala promises to break African record in Nairobi’s Kip keino Classic.


The African 100m record holder sprinter Ferdinand Omanyala has given a  a taste of hope in what to expect at Moi International Kasarani Sports Centre on Saturday 13th May at the commence of long waited Absa Kip keino Classic.

Omanyala who won against Namibian Frankie Fredericks’ mark of 14.99 and set a new African record, adding to his African 100m record of 9.77 which he attained at the 2020 Kip Keino Classic.

Absa KipKeino classic is scheduled to start tomorrow Saturday 13, and has gained interest from various international athletes including Jamaican star Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce.

Omanyala set the African record at the 2021 Kip Kieno Classic when he finished second in 9.77 behind American Trayvon Bromell, who won in 9.76, last year sprinter Ferdinand Omanyala  clocked 9.85secs to win last year’s edition.