Ferdinand Omanyala is but to honest about terms with his nice efficiency on Saturday where he place of dwelling a brand new file of 9.86 in 100m.
He is soaking in the glory of being Kenya’s new baby on the block carrying hope for the nation in sprinting.
He clocked 9.96 all around the men’s 100m semi-finals at the Global Josko Working Assembly in Andorf, Austria.
This new high booked him a slot to the finals which he smashed and place of dwelling a brand new nationwide file for the plug plug.
Omanyala couldn’t judge that he used to be place of dwelling for nationwide glory after years of dreaming about it all.
“Someone show me am not dreaming. This may sink in years later; thank you to my administration; thank you Andorf, Austria. On to the next; discover you in a little bit of Helsinki. Cheers to 2d possibilities,” Omanyala wrote on his Instagram page.
Omanyala, a pupil at the University of Nairobi has labored exhausting for his athletics dream to be in 2021.
Is a four-time 100m file breaker and booked a slot at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics slot. He clocked 10.01 in June, effectively breaking Mark Otieno’s file all around the Tokyo Olympic nationwide trials in Kenya.
He used to be upbeat that this used to be steady the starting up place – his zeal is to characteristic extra in the international stage.
His run in the international races steady started with victory in Austria. His eyes remain on the Paris Olympics in 2024.
For the time being, he hopes to sharpen his athletics with extra and steal phase in the Diamond League Sequence.
Kenyans had so many hopes in him at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics however his huge establish used to be dimmed at the semis.
He came in third with 10.00 seconds – peaceable a ambitious file nationally.
This didn’t deter him, on the other hand. It pushed him to recover and benefit breaking his own records which he did in Austria.
In Heat 3 at the Olympics, his rivals managed 9.83 seconds which he lived as much as in the Austria finals.