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Olympian Joseph Manu Wins HBCU Battle 60m Dash | Olympian | Joseph Manu | HBCU Battle | Sprint 60m | Ghana Athletics

Joseph Manu has won the men’s 60m dash at the HBCU Battle Indoor Meet on Saturday, 15th January 2022. Joseph has been a pivotal athlete for Ghana Senior Athletics Team is back to winning ways. Olympian Joseph Manu wins HBCU Battle 60m dash yesterday.

He was part of the 4 × 100m relay team that broke the national record at the World Athletics Relays in Silesia, Poland and qualified them to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

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Manu competed in two separate events at the HBCU Battle Indoor Meet; 60 Meters Dash and 4 × 400 Metre Relay. He ran 6.79 seconds and qualified for the finals and won it again.

Joseph Manu won the men’s 60m dash in 6.73 seconds while Keon Rantin placed second in 6.85 seconds and Adrian Holley also finished third in 6.98 seconds all from Morgan State.

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Leading results

  1. Joseph Manu – 6.73 seconds
  2. Keon Rantin – 6.85 seconds
  3. Adrian Holley – 6.98 seconds
  4. Ashton Daniel – 7.03 seconds
  5. Edward Williams – 7.10 seconds

Joseph Manu also competed in the Men 4 × 400 Metre Relay – 3:20.26 seconds

Amadou Ba – 49.48 seconds

Randy Serville – 49.86 seconds

Joseph Manu – 51.90 seconds

Jeff Hammond – 49.01 seconds

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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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