Breaking news: Akwasi Frimpong tests positive for COVID-19 while competing in Germany

Breaking news: Akwasi Frimpong tests positive for COVID-19 while competing in Germany

Ghana’s Winter Olympian Akwasi Frimpong has tested positive for COVID-19 while competing at the Qualifying Rounds for the upcoming Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Germany. Breaking news: Akwasi Frimpong tests positive for COVID-19 while competing in Germany.

He is the first African athlete to win a skeleton race and the first Ghanaian to take skeleton sports and qualify for the Olympic Games.

He made history by representing Ghana at the 2018 Olympics in the skeleton and has been working hard since then for the past 4 years to qualify for the Beijing 2022 but unfortunately, he has tested positive for the covid-19 in Germany.

Akwasi also made history again by winning his first international skeleton race during the 2020 USA Western Regionals in ParkCity, Utah.

He said, “this win is for everyone that was ever told that their dreams are unattainable. Thank you to all my sponsors”.

Friends and the fans have wished the Ghanaian Olympian a speedy recovery and make it to the Beijing 2022 Olympic Games again.

“Tested positive for Covid-19 here in Germany. I’m fully vaccinated and have mild symptoms. I will miss my last 3 Olympic qualification races to have a chance to qualify for Beijing 2022. Sacrificed and invested so much the past 4 years. Devastated! Currently in isolation and hope to return to my girls healthy soon” he wrote on his Twitter handle.

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  1. Ibrahim, I’m proud of you. I pray you reach where ever you want to 🙏🏽🤲🏽📿 I hope to see you…

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