Olympian Benjamin Azamati Receives A Hero’s Welcome In The United States

Olympian Benjamin Azamati Receives A Hero’s Welcome In The United States

The Ghanaian community in Texas today welcomed Olympian Benjamin Azamati from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. They gave him a red carpet treat treatment at the Texas Airport.

Desmond Aryee a Ghanaian sprinter based in Texas posted it on his Facebook page with the caption “All praise to God for a fruitful adventure towards a glorious future for our brother, our champion!! We all are super proud of you!!!”, said Desmond Aryee.


They presented him with a banquet of flowers with placards that reads: GHANA IS PROUD OF YOU! KING AZAMATI THE CHAMPION!

In the picture were Abraham Seaneke the Ghanaian Triple and Long jump specialist and some family members, friends, and love ones. It was such a great and memorable moment for our 100m record holder. Olympian Benjamin Azamati receives a hero’s welcome in the United States.

Olympian Benjamin Azamati runs the 100m and the 4×100m relay team. The relay team was made up of 2× Olympian Sean Safo Antwi, Olympian Joseph Paul Amoah, Olympian Emmanuel Yeboah, and Olympian Benjamin Azamati with a reserve team of Olympian Joseph Oduro Manu and Olympian Sarfo Ansah.


The Ghana Relay Team secured a final spot with a new national record in the 4×100m. unfortunately, they were disqualified in the final run with a technical error in the baton change.

The Ghana 4×100m Relay Team was the only African country to qualify for the final at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.


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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