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Omanyala and Imali to lead sprinters and Kenyans at Commonwealth Games

Reigning Africa 100m champion Ferdinand Omurwa Omanyala and Maximilla Imali will lead Kenyan sprinters at the Commonwealth Games set for Birmingham, Great Britain.

Today, Omanyala eased his way to victory in the 100m during the second and last day of Athletics Kenya national trials held at the Kasarani stadium.

The Africa 100m record holder won the race in 10.03 seconds after having his personal best of 9.77 and season best of 9.85.

He beat Africa 4x100m gold medallist Samuel Imeta to second place in 10.25 as 2015 Africa 400m silver medallist Boniface Mweresa came third.

He will be teaming up with Imeta in 100m at the Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Team

Men

100M

  1. Ferdinand Omanyala
  2. Samuel Imeta

200M

  • Mike Mokamba
  • Dan Kiviasi

400M

  • Emmanuel Korir
  • Boniface Mweresa

400M H

  • Wiseman Were

800M

  • Wycliffe Kinyamal
  • Emmanuel Wanyonyi
  • Elias Ngeny

1500M

  1. Timothy Cheruiyot
  2. Abel Kipsang
  3. Kumari Taki

3000M SC

  1. Amos Serem
  2. Conseslus Kipruto
  3. Abraham Kibiwott
  4. Amos Kirui (Reserve)

5000M

  1. Nicholas Kimeli
  2. Jacob Krop
  3. Cornelius Kemboi

10000M

  • Kibiwot Kandie
  • Edward Zakayo
  • Daniel Simiu

10KM Walk

  • Samuel Gathimba

Javelin

  • Julius Yego

Marathon

  • Philemon Kacheran
  • Erick Kiptanui
  • Jonathan Korir
  • Michael Githae (Reserve)

Women

100M

  • Maximila Imali

200M

  • Maximila Imali

400M

  • Mary Moraa
  • Veronica Mutua

800M

  • Mary Moraa
  • Jarinter Mawia

1500M

  • Winnie Chebet
  • Edinah Jebitok

3000M SC

  • Jackline Chepkoech
  • Celliphine Chespol
  • Purity Kirui (Reserve)

5000M

  • Selah Jepleting
  • Beatrice Chebet

10000M

  • Sheila Chepkurui
  • Irene Cheptai

10M Walk

  • Emily Ngii

Marathon

  • Margaret Wangari
  • Stella Barsosio
  • Maureen Chepkemoi
  • Purity Changwony (Reserve)
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