Omanyala Sprints Into The Men’s 100m Semi-Finals

Reigning African Champion Ferdinand Omanyala clocked 10.07 seconds to win the men’s 100m qualifying round at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England.

Omanyala overtook Cameroon’s Eseme Emmanuel, who finished second in 10.08 seconds, and Gilbert Hainuka, who finished third, after a slow start.

At the same time, Samwel Imeta, another Kenyan in the race, finished second in his qualifying round with a personal best of 10.12. Australia’s Rohan Browning won the heat in 10.10 seconds.

The top two athletes from each of the ten qualifying rounds have secured spots in the semi-finals, which will take place tomorrow, Wednesday.