I Want To Become The First Ever West African Athlete To Go Unbeaten in 2020/21 Season – Lariba Sakat

I Want To End My 2021 Season Unbeaten – Lariba Sakat

The Ghanaian wonder female athlete, Lariba Sakat has vowed to continue her winning streak at Asante Akyem Marathon Challenge. Lariba is regarded as one of the best female athletes in Ghana currently. She is now a student at the University of Winneba, Cape Coast. I want to end my 2021 season unbeaten – Lariba Sakat.


Lariba has had a tremendous and successful 2021 season although the coronavirus pandemic has caused a lot of havoc in and out of sporting activities. She has won all her competitions in 2021 and she has vowed to continue her winning streak to set a new world in Ghana, West Africa.


“Training is going on well and am in good shape now. Although am writing an end-of-semester exam now but still train. Oh yes, it’s not easy for me now because I have to do a lot of research for my exams each day while I combine my training. I haven’t lost any race in 2021 and I want to maintain that and t write my name in the history books in Ghana Athletics” said Lariba.

Lariba’s 2021 season

  • She won CAA Region II, Half Marathon in Nigeria
  • She won CAA Region II, 1500m in Nigeria
  • She won National Cross-Country, 12km in Ghana
  • She won GAA Championships, 5000m in Ghana
  • She won Dr. Opai Championship, 1500m in Ghana


Lariba was set to represent Ghana at the Africa Cross-Country Championships in Lomé, Togo but unfortunately, it was postponed and canceled later due to the coronavirus pandemic outbreak. She has represented Ghana on many occasions and always comes out with flying colors. She has won many national championships in Ghana.

Lariba will be competing in the women’s 12km race. She is one of the most decorated athletes in Ghana in the 21st Century. The Asante Akyem Marathon Challenge is an annual championship that is held every year in Ashanti Region. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 event was canceled.


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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