Deborah Acquah and Olympian Emmanuel Yeboah Shine At Wooo Pig Classic

Deborah Acquah and Olympian Emmanuel Yeboah Shine At Wooo Pig Classic

Two Ghanaian foreign-based Texas A&M University athletes have opened their indoor season with tremendous performances at the Wooo Pig Classic Meet on 3rd December 2021, Fayetteville, Arkansas.

The Wooo Pig Classic Meet is the first indoor track and field event for the Ghana duo. Deborah Acquah and Olympian Emmanuel Yeboah shine at Wooo Pig Classic.

Deborah Acquah, the Ghanaian Long Jump Record Holder competed in the women’s long jump. She finished first in a leap of 6.34 metres (20-9.75). Earlier this year, Deborah narrowly missed the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Qualifying Standard by just an inch and she vows to come back stronger again.

Deborah Acquah of Texas A&M University finished first in 6.34 metres while Khayasia Caldwell of TUC placed second in 6.11 metres and G’Auna Edwards (unattached) also finished third in 5.97 metres.

Olympian Emmanuel Yeboah was part of the team Ghana Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games 4 ×100 metres. The quartet broke the national record and progressed to the finals thereby becoming the only African country to run that historic final in Tokyo.

Cameron Jackson of Arkansas Little Rock won the race in 6.74 seconds while Olympian Emmanuel Yeboah of Texas A&M University finished second in 6.76 seconds and Jais Smith of TCU also placed third in 6.78 seconds.

The indoor season has begun and we will be following all the athletes to bring you updates on all the events.

Women Top 10 Long Jump

  1. Deborah Acquah – 6.34m
  2. Khyasia Caldwell – 6.11m
  3. G’Auna Edwards – 5.97m
  4. Safiya John – 5.92m
  5. Taylor Coleman – 5.50m
  6. Alexis Torns – 5.49m
  7. Jaelyn Tucker – 5.36m
  8. Allyson Andres – 5.31m
  9. Grace Allen – 5.30m
  10. Rondaishia Mcneal – 5.28m

Top 10 Men 60m

  1. Cameron Jackson – 6.74s
  2. Emmanuel Yeboah – 6.76s
  3. Jais Smith – 6.78s
  4. Tinotenda Matiyenga – 6.79s
  5. Joshua Sutton – 6.81s (6.805)
  6. Taveion Neal – 6.81s (6.811)
  7. Keanu Jones – 6.82s (6.811)
  8. Roman Turner – 6.82s (6.820)
  9. Troy Mcknight – 6.84s
  10. Ryan Martin – 6.85

Source: www.athleticshour.com

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