Abraham Seaneke qualifies for World Athletics Championships

Abraham Seaneke qualifies for World Athletics Championships

Abraham Seaneke qualifies for World Athletics Championships – Ghanaian long jumper, Abraham Seaneke, has booked his ticket to the World Athletics Championships with a new Personal Best (PB) jump of 8.22m (+2.0m/s) at the ECC/Club Outdoor meet in the United States.

Seaneke’st has also booked him a ticket to the Commonwealth Games, which are set to take place in Birmingham, United Kingdom, three days after the World Championships end on July 24 in Eugene, Oregon.

The 8.22m is also second in the all-time Ghana long jump records, only behind Ignisious Gaisah’s national record jump 8.43m(-0.2m/s) achieved on 14 July 2006 at the Golden Gala Championships in Rome, Italy. read more

His 8.22m leaped also ranks him best in Africa and sixth overall in the world in 2022 in the men’s long jump division.

The number of individual Ghanaian athletes who have booked tickets to the World Championships, joining sprinters Benjamin Azamati, Joseph Paul Amoah, as well as female long jumper Deborah Acquah and the men’s 4x100m relay team which is made up of Sean Safo-Antwi Emmanuel Yeboah and Joseph Manu (subject to change in the team). read more

The World Athletics Championships will take place from Friday, 15 – Sunday, 24 July in Eugene, Oregon, United States while the Commonwealth Games are slated for Thursday, July 28 – Monday, 8 August 2022 in Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Results

  1. Abraham Seaneke – 8.22m PB
  2. Abdulai Rashi – 7.10m
  3. Romualdo Galarza Figue – 7.07m
  4. Brendon Perez – 7.03m
  5. Christian Borden – 6.7m
  6. Jacob Dinerman – 5.69m
  7. Josh Annandsingh – 3.86m

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