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What a wife! Amutavi celebrates Ferdinand Omanyala after shattering record

By Neema Amani February 12th, 2023 1 min read

Ferdinand Omanyala, Africa’s fastest man and Commonwealth Games 100-meter gold medalist, stamped his authority in the 60-meter sprint at the Paris Indoor Meeting.

Omanyala shattered records and left his competitors behind, making his win an unforgettable moment for not only himself but also for his ever-supportive wife, Laventa Amutavi.

Amutavi, who couldn’t contain her joy, took to her Instagram to share a video of her husband’s victory with the caption, “Yet another superb performance. @ferdiomanyala congratulations.”

Ferdinand Omanyala and wife Laventa Amutavi
Ferdinand Omanyala and wife Laventa Amutavi

The video received a positive response from netizens who were impressed by Omanyala’s performance.

Omanyala’s win in Paris came just days after he broke the national and meet record in the Mondeville 60-meter sprint.

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The sprinter clocked 6.55 seconds, lowering his previous mark of 6.57 seconds. The 27-year-old out-sprinted his competitors and revenged his loss to Ivory Coast’s Arthur Cisse in Miramas, where he finished fourth.

In August 2022, Omanyala made headlines after winning the men’s 100 meters final at the Commonwealth Games, becoming the first Kenyan to win the race in over 60 years.

Ferdinand Omanyala and wife Laventa Amutavi
Ferdinand Omanyala and wife Laventa Amutavi

He is the fastest man on the continent, with a time of 9.77 seconds, and has added the Commonwealth title to his African title.

Laventa Amutavi’s unwavering support for her husband has been a constant source of encouragement for Omanyala, who has been making waves in the sprinting world.

The proud wife’s celebration of her husband’s success is a testament to their strong relationship and the power of love and support in overcoming challenges.

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