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Latifa Ali Wins Gold At MEAC in 200m

Ghanaian national female athlete Latifa Ali has won gold in the just ended Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Indoor Championships in women’s 200m dash in 23.65.

She also competed in 60m dash and placed second in 7.47 and later joined her team in 4 × 400m. The quartet finished second in a school-record time in 3:39.73.

Latifa Ali broke her own school-record in the 200m dash, winning the gold out of the slower heat in 23.65.  A junior out of Kumasi, Ghana, Ali also took second in the 60m dash in 7.47 and led by the 4x400m Relay to a second-place finish in a school-record 3:39.73.  Joining Ali on the Relay to end the competition was Kimani AlphonseCathryn Lane and Shenelle Tomlinson.

Leading Results 200m

  1. Latifa Ali – 23.65
  2. Jessika Gbai – 23.78
  3. Malika Pride – 23.91
  4. Tiffani Rae Pittman – 24.13
  5. Sherri-Ann Norton – 24.37
  6. Lamaria Washington – 24.50
  7. Ameenah Saalih – 24.78
  8. Kennedy Lewis – 24.96

Full results here

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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