Interesting Facts About Ferdinand Omanyala, Age, Wife, Records an Net Worth

Ferdinand Omanyala, born Ferdinand Omanyala Omurwa is a man on a mission. From Bungoma county to Africa’s fastest man winning race after race. Omanyala is the new wave in the world of sprinting after of long period of practice and his efforts are now paying off.

His journey has served as a source of inspiration to many young youths with ambitions and hope of achieving their dreams in the future. With a stunning record in 100m events, join us as we analyze the life and success of Ferdinand Omanyala, we get to know his wife, his current net worth, record, and his actual age.

Who is Ferdinand Omanyala?

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Ferdinard Omanyara Omurwa is a Kenyan sprinter competing in the 100m and 200m events. Currently, he holds the record as the fastest man in Africa and the 8th fastest man in the world.

Omanyala broke Africa’s 100m record in September 2021 after clocking a time of 9.77second, taking the record from South African sprinter Akani Simbine. The masculine sprinter is now focused on breaking the world record and leaving a better legacy than the legendary Usain Bolt.

Omanyala Age

He was born on 2nd January 1996 and his accomplishment have gone beyond his age.

Ferdinand Omanayala Record

Omanyala trained hard and he’s fighting easy, and for sure things are really going well for him. He holds Africa’s fastest man record in 100m with a 9.77s.

Ferdinand Omanyala Career

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His athletic career began when he was young and he was good in almost all sports, but as he grew up he fell in love with rugby especially when he joined Kamsinga high school. His dream was to join the Kenya Sevens and represent his nation in rugby competitions.

In 2015, he joined the University of Nairobi to get the keys to success, where he continued to follow his dream of playing rugby until one of his friends noticed his speed was super classy and encouraged him to try the 100m events and after a week he had made the switch and began training as a sprinter.

In 2019 he went on to win the national title in the 100 m race. Omanyala rose to fame in 2020 during the 2020 Summer Game, setting a national record of 10.00 seconds.

In 2021 he brought Nairobi to a standstill after clocking 9.77 seconds becoming Africa’s fastest man. In 2022 he went on to be crowned the winner of the 100m race at the 2022 African Athletic Championships.

Athletic Ban

As his career started taking shape, Omanyala found