Martha Bissah Has Been Reinstated - GAA

Did you know…. In the history of Ghana Athletics Martha Bissah is the only track athlete to win Olympic Medal and it was in the Youth Olympics. Martha Bissah The Olympic Gold Medalist

Martha Bissah (born 24 August 1997) is a Ghanaian Female Athlete. She won a gold medal in the girls’ 800m race at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics in Nanjing in a time of 2:04.90.

Gold medal – First place 2014 Nanjing 800 metres

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Education
Bissah attended Aduman Senior High School in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. In December 2020, she completed a degree in Business with an emphasis in Management at Norfolk State University in the United States.

Career
In 2014, Bissah won a gold medal in the girls’ 800m race at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics.

⚠️Bissah was banned indefinitely by the Ghana Athletics Association in June 2016⚠️

In February 2017, she won four gold medals at the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Indoor and Track & Field Championships.

In 2018, she was named the Female Athlete of the Year for the second time at Norfolk State University.

In 2019, for the second time, Martha was named the Female Athlete of the year at Norfolk State University, she got the award after registering a time of 17 minutes and 16 seconds in the 5000m, thereby setting a new championship record. Martha Bissah The Olympic Gold Medalist

Now we are waiting for the second coming of the great Martha Bissah

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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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