Benjamin Azamati Named SWAG Athlete Of The Year

Benjamin Azamati Named SWAG Athlete Of The Year

Ghana’s 100 metres record holder, Olympian Benjamin Azamati has been crowned as the Sports Writers Association of Ghana Male Athlete of the Year (SWAG).

Azamati has been phenomenal in the 2021 season in athletics although the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) was surging. He has had a tremendous season and indeed a memorable one.

He broke the 19-year Ghana 100 metres record that was held by Leo Myles. He also broke a lot of records in West Texas University and won multiple championships.

He was crowned as the Africa Sportsmen of the year at the 2021 EMY awards night.

He was part of the Ghana 4X100m Relay Team that broke the National 4X100m Relay Team4 * 100 metres record at the World Athletics Relays Championships in Silesia, Poland. The quartet qualified to the final and place third but they were disqualified.

Ghana’s 4X100m Relay Team was the only African nation to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games men’s 4X100m Relay final.

The 46th SWAG Awards was held at the Accra International Conference Centre on Friday, 17 December 2021.

Azamati is currently in Ghana to support the ongoing Junior Olympics Championships which was initiated by Legon Creative Athletics Club.

A lot of the sports enthusiastic have been hailing him on social media for his endless and tremendous season in Athletics currently.

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