GAF 2021: Shaibu Marizuk – Am Ready To Set A New GAF 100m Record On Friday

GAF 2021: Shaibu Marizuk – Am Ready To Set A New GAF 100m Record On Friday

Shaibu Marizuk is an upcoming Ghanaian track and field athlete. He is specialising in 100m and 200m respectively. Shaibu hails from Wa in the Upper West Region. He has been a phenomenal athlete and very dedicated to athletics. He is the current Ghana Armed Forces record holder in 200m dash and he has promised to set a new record in the 100m as well coming this Friday. GAF 2021: Shaibu Marizuk – am ready to set a new GAF 100m record on Friday.

In 2017, he won the Akuapim Championship both 100m and 200m respectively. Shaibu didn’t take part in the 2020 Ghana Fastest Human Meet due to personal reasons. He is now serving in the Ghana Armed Forces base in the Greater Accra Region.

Shaibu recounts the trauma he went through during the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) period “training without any competition is not easy as an athlete. Is more unlike sowing seed without rainfall. You don’t know whether your crops will grow well or not. In fact, is not easy to train without competition.”

He also praised his coach for transformation and being there for him all the time. “My coach W01 Ibrahim Salifu Moro has transformed me a lot as an athlete and this time my training is going on very well” Shaibu disclosed.

Shaibu Marizuk has vowed to represent Ghana in the upcoming 13th Africa Games 2023. The games will be held in Ghana. A lot of sports infrastructures and facilities are being built while others are also being renovated to host the biggest sporting event on the African Continent in 2023.

Personal Best

100m = 10.57 GAF Record

200m = 21.09

The Ghana Armed Forces Championship is slated for 1 October 2021 at the Elwak Sports Stadium in Accra.

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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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