Ferdinand Omanyala Wins 100m Gold at Commonwealth Games

Ferdinand Omanyala beat Akani Simbine to the line to claim the men's 100m gold medal at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Kenya's Ferdinand Omanyala celebrates winning and taking the gold medal during the men's 100m final athletics event at the Alexander Stadium, in Birmingham

Kenya’s Ferdinand Omanyala won gold medal on Wednesday during the men’s 100m final athletics event at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham on day six of the Commonwealth Games.

Omanyala clocked at 10:02 seconds, becoming the first Kenyan since Seraphine Antao in 1960 to win gold in the sprints at a major championship.

Akani Simbine of South Africa took the silver in 10:13 secs, with Sri Lankan Yukun Abeykoon taking bronze in 10:14.

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