Confirmed: Team Ghana Athletes To Tokyo Olympics

Confirmed: Team Ghana Athletes To Tokyo Olympics

The Ghana Olympic Committee has already confirmed 13 athletes who will be representing Ghana at the Tokyo Summer Olympic Games. There are 5 disciplines that the Western African country athletes’ will be competing in. The athletes have the maximum support of the country. Arguably the Olympic Games is the biggest sports event in the world. Every athlete that competes at the Olympics gets the title of “Olympian”. Being there and receiving these accolades makes the athlete becomes immortal and builds one spirit to the fullest in one’s athletic career. Ghana managed to qualify in five different disciplines namely: Athletics, Boxing, Judo, Swimming, and Weightlifting. Below are the names of all the athletes and their respective disciplines. Confirmed: Team Ghana athletes to Tokyo Olympics.

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Athletics

Nadia Eke – Triple Jump

Sean Safo Antwi – 4×100m

Joseph Paul Amoah – 200m, 4×100m

Benjamin Kwaku Azamati – 100m, 4×100m

Joseph Manu – 4×100m

Emmanuel Yeboah – 4×100m

Sarfo Ansah – 4×100m

Boxing

Suleman Tetteh – lightweight

Samuel Takyi – light heavyweight

Shakul Samed – light heavyweight

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Judo

Sensei Kwadjo Anani – judo

Swimming

Abeiku Gyekyei Jackson – 100m freestyle (200m)

Unilez Yebowaah Takyi – 50m freestyle

Weightlifting

Christian Amoah – 89kg

By Sekyere Richard

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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