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Ghana’s Benjamin Azamati Wins 100m Race At Commonwealth Games (Watch Video)

Ghanaian professional sprinter, Benjamin Azamati has successfully qualified for the semi-finals after finishing first in his heat in 10.19 seconds.

Jeremiah Azu who represented Wales finished second with a time of 10.35 seconds and was followed by Imranur Rahman who finished third with a time of 10.45 seconds.

The first two athletes made it unto the semifinals while the other athletes are to leave the competition with a heartbreak.

Benjamin stated prior to the games that he had worked for years to make Ghana proud and was ready to do so in Birmingham.

He indicated that it was not going to be easy to win a medal in the commonwealth games just like other competitions in the world however, he said that he was ready to shoulder the expectations of Ghanaians.

“It is not going to be easy for anybody to win a medal just like any other competition in the world, but I am ready to shoulder the expectations of Ghanaians,” he told Graphic Sports.

“I believe it is time to make our years of hard work pay and I can’t wait to achieve that.”

“I have been working hard all these years to become a champion but unfortunately I’m yet to achieve a personal record”, he added.

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