Lariba Sakat Makes History At GAF X-Country Championship 2022

Lariba Sakat Makes History At GAF X-Country Championship 2022

Lariba Sakat Makes History At GAF X-Country Championship 2022
Lariba Sakat Makes History At GAF X-Country Championship 2022. Lariba finishing the women’s 8km race. Pic: Athleticshour

www.athleticshour.com | Lariba Sakat Juliana | Ghana Armed Forces Cross Country Championship | Ghana Athletics | Africa | 

Ghanaian sensational long-distance athlete Lariba Sakat Juliana has won the maiden edition of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) Cross Country Championship 2022.

Lariba was at 6km point and she was moving alone

The race started at exactly 7:50 am and the race was very competitive. The surprise name in the starting lists was the 2019 African Games Bronze Medallist Grace Obour who was in battle with the best when it comes to distance events in Ghana.

The route was very good and perfect for a cross country race but the weather was a little hazy and dry. She finished her 2020 /2021 season unbeaten and it still continues.

Lariba is the overall team trophy

Lariba started the race very well and during the first half of the race, she had the commanding lead. Sarah Koomson of the Ghana Prisons Service was very strong in the first half unfortunately she faded out and couldn’t finish the race.

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Lariba won in a course record time in 29:29.91 while Sheriffa Moro of Arrows Athletic Club also placed second in 30:02.51 and GAF athlete Titi Rosina in a dramatic scene finished third in 30:24.10

Leading results
Lariba Sakat Juliana (GAF) – 29:29.91
Sheriffa Moro (Arrows Athletic Club) – 30:02.51
Titi Rosina (GAF) – 30:24.10

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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