Omanyala record breaking streak goes on, sets new national record in Austria


Sprinter Ferdinand Omanyala hot form continued after setting a new national record in the men’s 100m race after clocking 9.86 seconds during the International Josko Running Meeting in Andorf, Austria.

Omanyala  had earlier clocked 9.96 seconds in the semi finals of the meet  before going on to better the record with a 9.86 seconds run in the finals.

During the national trials for the Tokyo Olympic games Omanyala timed 10.01 seconds to break the national record held by Mark Otieno.


Ferdinand Omanyala reacts after posting a new national record in Austria.


At the Tokyo games Omanyala would run a blistering 10.00secs. in the semi finals, missing out on the final place but had a national  record in the bag.

Omanyala has now broken the record four times and expressed his desire to running a sub 9 after his return from Tokyo.

Omanyala set a national record of 10.00secs. during the 100m semis at the Tokyo Olympics.


Ferdinand Omanyala becomes the 23rd  fastest man this year globally and the fourth fastest in Africa.

Jamaica’s 100m,200m world record holder and 8 time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt is ranked first with 9.58 seconds ,America’s Tyson Gay is second 9.69 seconds while Jamaica’s Johan Blake is ranked third 9.69 seconds.



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