Benjamin Azamati Equals Joseph Amoah's 200m Indoor Record

Benjamin Azamati Equals Joseph Amoah’s 200m Indoor Record

OLY Benjamin Azamati has equaled the 200m national indoor record yesterday, Saturday, 26th February at the 2022 Lone Star Conference Championships in the United States.

He runs 200m in 20.57 seconds at the Sports Performance Center, Lubbock, Texas. Benjamin now holds Ghana’s 100m in 9.97 seconds and shares 200m indoor record in 20.57 seconds with his fellow Olympian athlete Joseph Amoah.

His time is also the second-fastest NCAA DII history. He also won the 60m gold in 6.55 seconds, setting an all-time LSC record.

Fellow countryman and teammate Desmond Aryee also placed 4th in a time of 6.80 seconds.

Leading Results 60m

1. Benjamin Azamati – 6.55
2. J.T Smith – 6.71
3. Delan Edwin – 6.73
4. Tyrin Lewis – 6.77
5. Desmond Aryee – 6.80
6. Emmanuel Agenor – 6.84
7. Sifiso Miya – 6.85
8. Jalen Purcell – 7.02

 

Leading Results 200m

  1. Benjamin Azamati – 20.57
  2. Delan Edwin – 20.79
  3. Jeremiah Lauzon – 21.14
  4. J.T. Smith – 21.37
  5. Verell McBride – 21.45
  6. William Frobe – 21.78
  7. Keitron Boyd – 21.80
  8. Ja’Micah Polk – 21.97

Check for the full results here

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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