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Alex Amankwah Qualifies For World Athletics Indoor Championships
Ghana’s sensational middle distance athlete Alex Amankwah has qualified for the upcoming World Athletics Indoor Championships in Belgrade.
Alex runs a new indoor record in 800m of 1:46.47 at Meet of Champions at the Gately Track and Field Centre –Ā  Chicago, IL.
He has now joined OLY Sean Safo-Antwi who has also qualified for the 60m dash in the World Athletics Indoor Championships which is set to take place on 18 – 20 March.Ā  Alex Amankwah qualifies for the 2022 World Athletics Indoor Championships.
Ghana Athletics posted on its Facebook official page
“Breaking!!! Alex Amankwah announces his intentions for 2022 with a new indoor 800m record clocking of 1:46.47 mins. Alex’s performance also qualifies him for the 2022 World Indoor Championships”.
Leading Results
  1. Shane Streich – 1:45.90
  2. Quamel Prince – 1:46.35
  3. Alex Amankwah – 1:46.47
  4. Erik Sowinski – 1:46.57
  5. Edose Idabin – 1:47.57

Jona Hoey – NS

CJ Jones – NF

By Athleticshour

Sekyere Richard has had a 10-year involvement in the sport of athletics. He holds a Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering. 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 the 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 "Elton Ultra Marathon in Russia. Covered many races in Ghana including ECOWAS CAA Region II Championship and multiple road and track races in Ghana. In 2021, he launched the "Better Ghana Athletics Agenda", which will help support the race organisers, athletes and coaches in all directions.

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