The recent circulating news that got most Ghanaians talking aside from vindicating the Athletics Association of Ghana (GAA) after getting all four athletes disqualified from 4 by 100 meters in the ongoing commonwealth competition was when the popularly known 200 meters record holder finally won another bronze medal aside setting an impressive record since the year 1974.
University of Winneba Wins Men's 10,000M race at 27th GUSA Games University of Winneba long distance runner, Atia Koolgo has won the men's 10,000M race at the ongoing GUSA Games in Kumasi. The 2-weeks event which began on Friday, 4th November is expected to end on Saturday 19th November, 2022.
Ghana has witnessed a mixed day in the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. The day saw 2 Ghanaian boxers progress to the finals of their competitions. However, there was so much disappointment in the athletics. Due a technical negligence Ghana missed out on the finals of the 4x100m relay.
It was an excitement as Ghana's 4 by 100 metres relay team made a profound impact at the Championships by qualifying to the finals. Many Ghanaians could not hide their joy when they heard about their new achievement. TV3's Thierry Nyann did not have any option than to let the world know about the remarkable achievement of Joseph Amoah, one of Ghana's Relay team members.
Currently, there is this video circulating on social media and other media platforms where a man's voice is heard telling Ghanaians and the President of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo that the Ghanaian swimmers at the 2022 Commonwealth games are performing badly because of the effects of galamsey in our water bodies.
The joy of many Ghanaians was cut short a few minutes after Ghana's relay team shockingly placed the third position in the ongoing commonwealth 4 by 100 metres relay race. Readers can recall how the 4 by 100metres relay team had missed the past opportunities to clinch third place.
The World athletics is a tournament which is organized among countries from the various continents. It is organized every 3 years, this year Ghana qualified for the world athletics competition. Most of the athletics of Ghana were outstanding while others too were not able to perform to the maximum.
Currently, when you talk about 100 meters event in Ghana only one name pops up and that name is Benjamin Azamati. There is no doubt that, there are other good sprinters but Azamati is undoubtedly the best at this moment. This evening, Benjamin Azamati made Ghanaians proud by qualifying to the finals of the men's 100m.
The 2022 Commonwealth Games going on in Birmingham is for a fact one of the best sporting occasions going on in the world at the moment. This morning, some of the events or games have been done or played, but the most exciting of these was the Men's 100m heats.
Thanks to Almighty the talent of the young has always not been undermined in the Kintampo municipality. The year 2022 and between October and November mark the Kurubi Festival. Many activities has been organized but this morning was the time for a race. A marathon which both females and males, JHS and SHS students from different schools as well as those who had completed registered.
Ghana’s contingent at 2022 World Athletics Championship in Oregon have the opportunity to win a medal tomorrow after placing third in 4 by 100m heat this dawn. The team defined all odd to make it to the finals of the event. They team was able to make a final appearance with a time of 38.58s.
In order to compete in the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, the United Kingdom, the men's 4x100m relay squad from Ghana Athletics Association has been required to make two changes. The five-person squad that participated at the recently concluded World Athletics Championships had to be changed when one of the members encountered difficulties obtaining a UK visa and the other decided to withdraw for personal reasons.
Benjamin Azamati is a Ghanaian sprinter, who was part of the team who went Oregon for the world athlete champion in United States of America. He has been kicked out of the competition after he failed to qualify for the semifinals of the 100 meters race. During the 100 meters race, he finished fourth.
Ghana has won two medals at the just-ended unicycling world championship courtesy a white boy who represented Ghana during the competition. The young boy know as Roger Haun III, a white boy representing Ghana at the Unicycling World Championship. He won two medals for Ghana, the nations’s first.
Despite finishing 5th at the just ended 4X100m race at the World Championship, Ghanaians have taken it to the internet to celebrate the four men who represented Ghanaians at the event and even breaking a national record. Many Ghanaians were hoping for them to bring a medal back to this country but it didn’t go as planned.
Ghanaians have been through a roller coaster ride of emotions today about the ongoing Commonwealth games in Birmingham, England. The joy of Ghanaians was cut short when the men's relay team was disqualified despite finishing third in heat 2 for the 2x100 meters on procedural grounds. The team secured automatic qualification but had to be dropped from participating in the finals because the Ghana team failed to notify race officials about the change of an athlete.
Ghana's relay team put up a superb performance in their commonwealth games at Birmingham. The team, which comprises of Sean Sarfon Antwi, Benjamin Azamati, Barnabas Ageh and Abdul Rasheed Saminu, finished 3rd in heat 2 to qualify for the finals. At the time of the final race, the team was disqualified due to not confirming a change in running order at least an hour before the race.
Shelly-Ann confirmed her status as the greatest of all time in the women 100 meters sprint as she clinch the Gold medal in the ongoing World Athletics Champion at the field in Eugene, Oregon in the United States. The annual competition which is hosting its 18 edition in the US, has not witnessed any sprinter winning five Goal medals in this quick succession.
Amoah Wins 200m Medal For Ghana Even Though His Exclusion From The 4×100m Race Disqualified His Team
Ghanaian popular sprinter, Joseph Paul Amoah has placed smiles on the faces of several Ghanaians who love and cherish athletics. He won the bronze medal of the 4×100m men's relay. Joseph Paul Amoah is currently trending in Ghana and it is not only because he had won a bronze medal for Ghana but also because his exclusion from the 4×100m men's race got the 4×100m men's team to be disqualified.
Ghana's participation in the world athletics championships currently happening in Oregon has not been as expected. We couldn't win a single medal. All our contestants were bundled out. But all hope is not lost. Though our team could not win a medal, their performances were very encouraging, especially in the sprint races.