Omanyala Edges Simbine To Take African Gold In Mauritius

Omanyala Edges Simbine To Take African Gold In Mauritius

BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,9TH JUNE,2022-Ferdinand Omanyala clocked 9.927 seconds to win gold in the men’s 100m at the ongoing Africa Senior Athletics Championships in Mauritius. 

Omanyala did just enough to hold off South Africa’s Akani Simbine in the final held this evening.

Omanyala who holds African record would eventually prevail to win the race in 9.927 seconds just few microseconds ahead of Simbine who finished second in 9.930 seconds.

Earlier, Kenya bagged gold and silver in the women’s 1500m where Winnie Chebet triumphed in 4:16.10 as Purity Chepkirui came second in 4:16.28

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