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.


  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

By Athleticshour

Sekyere Richard has had a 10-year involvement in the sport of athletics. He holds a Diploma in Physical Fitness. Sekyere has experienced the sport as a middle/distance athlete, coach, and now journalist and blogger. Sekyere has published several articles on athletics from Ghanaian Athletics to World Athletics. He currently owns and manages the content and marketing development of Athletics Hour. "I am passionate about sports, love writing and interviewing, traveling, and meeting new athletes and coaches. I like to expose the hidden talents in the youth and I am always in search of talents across Ghana". I have volunteered in one of the biggest ultra-marathons in the world "The Elton Ultra Marathon in Russia. Covered many races in Ghana including ECOWAS CAA Region II Championship and multiple roads and track races in Ghana. In 2021, he launched the "Better Ghana Athletics Agenda", which will help support organisers, athletes and coaches in all directions.

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