Sprint Sensation Ferdinand Omanyala Crowned Sports Personality Of The Year

Ferdinand Omanyala. [Courtesy]

Africa’s fastest man over 100M Ferdinand Omanyala was Tuesday crowned Kenya’s Sports Personality Of The Year.

The gala dinner was held at Bukhungu Stadium, Kakamega.

Omanyala had a wonder tale last year recording a lot of firsts, including being the first Kenyan to compete at the Olympics over the short distance.

Read: Omanyala Urges Gov’t To Upgrade Stadiums As He Eyes Usain Bolt Record

He also broke the national and African record over the period.

List of winners

-Ferdinand Omanyala – Sportsman of the Year
-Faith Kipyegon – Sportswoman of the Year
-Simon Kibai – Sportsman of the Year Living with Disability
-Nancy Chelangat – Sportswoman living with disability
-Heriston Wanyonyi – Most Promising Boy
– Teresia Muthoni – Most Promising Girl
– Sports Team Men of the Year – Kenya 7s
-Sports Team Women of the Year – Vihiga queens
-Coach of the Year – Charlse Okere (Vihiga Queens)
– Hall of Fame – Esther Ouna

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Written by Bonface Osano

Communication And Media Student. Sports Writer.


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