Breaking News: Abigail Kwarteng Sets New Ghana National Indoor High Jump Record

Breaking News: Abigail Kwarteng Sets New Ghana National Indoor High Jump Record

Breaking News: Abigail Kwarteng Sets New Ghana National Indoor High Jump Record
Abigail Kwarteng / Pic: GOC

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Abigail Kwarteng has broken her own Indoor National Record and set another one again in 1.83m on Friday, 14th January at the Commodore Indoor Meet, Nashville, United States. Breaking News: Abigail Kwarteng sets new Ghana national indoor high jump record just in her first indoor meet.

Abigail Kwarteng, the Ghanaian Indoor High Jump Record Holder, appears to be rediscovering her stellar form from last year, when she first broke the Ghana indoor national record with a 1.82m clearance.

Abigail broke Ruky Addulai’s record which was set on 28th January 2006 and 27th January 2007 at Seattle, United States.

At the Nashville indoor on Friday, Abigail was sublime in her first outing of the season with a near perfect high jump clearance of 1.83m, to break her own Ghana Indoor National Record in the process.

Abigail is a student in the United States and she is still schooling. She can qualify to compete at the upcoming Senior African Championships in Mauritius 2022. The African Senior Championships is scheduled to take place on June 2 -6, 2022.

The women’s high jump record progression from 2006 to date

Ruky Abdulai – 28 Jan 2006 – 1.81m – Seattle, United States

Ruky Abdulai – 27 Jan 2007 – 1.81m – Seattle, United States

Abigail Kwarteng – 22 Feb 2019 – 1.82m – SEC Championships – Fayetteville, United States

Abigail Kwarteng – 14 Jan 2022 – 1.83m – Nasville Indoor – United States

Leading Women High Jump Results

1. Abigail Kwarteng (GHA) 1.83m

2. Shanty Papakosta (GRE) – 1.80m

3. Mahogany Jenkins (USA) – 1.80m

4. Bella Jackson (USA) – 1.75m

5. Regina Yeboah (GHA) – 1.65m

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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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