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WATCH LIVE: Omanyala takes on Olympics champion Jacobs in 100m semis, says he is happy to have flown 1st class



The World Athletics Championships Oregon22  will see more than 1900 athletes from 192 teams compete at Eugene’s Hayward Field 15th July to July 24, 2022.

Among the highlights this Sunday  is that Africa champion Ferdinand Omanyala faces a moment of reckoning when he takes on Olympic champion Marcell Jacobs in the semi-finals of the 100 metres at the  coveted World Athletics Championships.

Omanyala arrived on Friday morning, just in time for his first race following unexplained visa delay in Nairobi.

The 2011 world champion Yohan Blake from Jamaican, American Trayvon Bromell and South African Akani Simbine battle in the first heat at 4am with hot favourite Olympic 200m silver medallist Fred Kerley going in the second semi-final at 4.07am.

Kerley faces defending champion Christian Coleman and 2015 World champion Andre de Grasse from Canada among others in the heat.

The action started with men’s hammer qualifying on Friday 15 July, while the women’s 4x400m final brings competition to a close on Sunday 24 July. You can keep up-to-date with the latest on the World Athletics website, its associated platforms and via a number of broadcasters around the world.

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