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Omanyala vs Simbine, who will be the fastest man in Africa tomorrow

Africa’s finest sprinters Ferdinand Omurwa Omanyala and Akani Simbine will be facing off at the next week at the 4th leg of ASA Athletics Grand Prix series, the Continental Tour Challenger.
The tomorrow challenge is set to be an electrifying race when Omanyala, the continental 100m record holder take on Commonwealth Games 100m champion simbine, whose record was lowered by Omanyala.
Omanyala, who holds both the Kenyan record and Africa record will run against the South African National 100m record holder Simbine with Simbie using the series using the meetings as part of training for the South African championships set between April 21-23.
On Wednesday, Omanyala clocked 10.11 seconds to beat the sensational and the current South African record holder in the 200m, Clarence Munyai, who showed another turn of speed to cross the line in second.
Omanyala’s continental mark of 9.77 won’t be under threat at this stage of the season, but the two African stars could be competing for global medals later in the year.
“It’s a championship year. It’s for us to go out there and be ready for the championships. We have African champs coming up in June, we have world champs in July and Common ­ wealth Games in August, and those are three big competitions for me. That’s where we want to be racing at our best, and that’s my goal for the year,” said Simbine.
On the other hand, Omanyala said “It will be a good challenge. A good competition. I know i will win but going into that race am chasing the sub 10. My mind will not be focused on him.”

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