Basit Afful Ghanaian Athlete

Basit Afful Ghanaian Athlete

Basit Afful is an upcoming Ghanaian athlete. He is specialising in middle and long-distance events. He was born on 1st May 1998 and hails from Agona Swedru in the Central Region. 

NAME: Afful Basit

DATE OF BIRTH: 1ST May 1998

TOWN: Agona Swedru, Central Region

DISCIPLINE: Middle and Long Distance

PERSONAL BEST:

42KM – 2:28:14 (Burkina Faso Marathon, 2019)

21KM – 1:08:20

10KM – 31:36

5KM – 14:52

EDUCATION:
PRIMARY: SWEDRU HOLY QUR’AN 

SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL: SWEDRU SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

CURRENT SCHOOL: UNIVERSITY OF GHANA

COACH

CLUB: Grace Mille Athletics

AWARDS

ACHIEVEMENT

2019

BURKINA FASO MARATHON 2:28:14.

2020

INTER-REGION GAMES 5000M 16:04:1. NATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY AJUMAKU TIME 32:15.

2021

NATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY SEFWI-WIAWSO TIME 29:45 – 1st.

2022

29.01 GHANA ARMED FORCES CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP (10KM) – 32:30 – 4th. 26.02 National Cross Country Championship – Akim Oda – 10km – 30:10.89 – 5th. 30.07 Accra Inter City Homowo Marathon – 21km – 1:06:33- 5th (PB)(SB) – Ghana University Sports Association (GUSA) Cross Country Competition – 1okm – 5th. 3.09 Millennium Marathon -21km – 1:03:03 – 3rd

Last updated: 02.03.2022, 13:08.2022, 09.19.2022

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.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *