Tokyo Olympic Games were nerve-wracking - Benjamin Azamati

Olympian Benjamin Azamati To Compete In Junior Olympics Championship

Ghana’s record holder in the 100 metres dash and Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games finalist in the men’s 4 × 100 metres relays has confirmed his participation in the maiden edition of the Junior Olympics Championship.

Azamati disclosed it on Wednesday, 1 December 2021 during a Facebook live video session on Legon Creative Athletics Club’s official page. He also talked about the need for the initiative of the Junior Olympics Championship.

According to him the sole aim of this championship is for the kids and upcoming athletes.

“We need to let the kids fall in love with Athletics early. The kids may have the chance to interact, talk and I will advise them as well. People are doubting my coming to the Junior Olympics Championship in Ghana, yes I will be coming and will compete in 4 × 100 metres relays” said Olympian Benjamin Azamati.


Race Categories

Kids Race – (U-10 – 60m and U-13 kids race (100m and 200)

Youth Race – U-17 (100m and 200m)

Junior Race – U-20 (100m, 400m, and Long Jump)

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Seniors Race – (100m, 400m , 4 x 100m Relay, 4 x 400m relay, 4 x 400m Mixed Relay)

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The deadline for registration is on Saturday, 4th December 2021 at 11:59 pm

The Junior Olympics Championship is certified by the Ghana Athletics Association (GAA).


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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