Kenyan sprint sensation Ferdinand Omanyala has won Gold in the 100m finals at the commonwealth games in Birmingham.

Omanyala won the race in 10.02s. Akani Simbine of South Africa took silver, with Yupun Abeykoon of Sri Lanka the bronze.

The sprinter has won Kenya’s first Gold at commonwealth. The win will come as a boost to Kenya who are predominantly superb in long distance races.