Samuel Oduro Ghanaian Athlete
Samuel Oduro Ghanaian Athlete
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Samuel Oduro Ghanaian Athlete

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Samuel Oduro is an upcoming Ghanaian track and field athlete. He is specialising in middle-distance events. He was born on 25 August 1999 at Old Tafo to Mr. Samuel and Mrs. Grace Opoku. He hails from Bekwai in the Ashanti Region. Samuel attended Old Tafo M/A Primary ‘A’ and joined the Atimatim D/A Junior High School ‘B’ all in the Ashanti Region. He was later admitted to Barekese Senior High School (BASEC) in Ashanti Region. Samuel Oduro Ghanaian Athlete.

Gender

Male

Club

O. J. Athletics

Current

Barekese Senior High School

Personal Best

5000 metres –  16:10.21 seconds (Dr. Tetteh Opae Championship – KNUST 5000m – 16:10:21)

1500 metres – 4:09.24 seconds (GAA Open Championship – KNUST, Kumasi)

10 km Cross Country – 33:18.17 seconds (GAA National Cross Country, Accra)

Coach

Charles Amankwah Oware Junior – Coach O.J.

2015

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2016

Junior High School Inter-District Competition 5000m – 4th position

2017

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2018

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2019

Inter-Schools and Colleges Competition – Interco (Baba Yara Sports Stadium) 5000m – 4th Position.

2020

Secondi-Takoradi Marathon (21km) – 30th Position.

2021

GAA National Cross Country, Accra (10km)- 33:18:17, 3rd position. GAA Open Championship – KNUST, Kumasi, 1500m in 4:09.24 – 4th position. Dr. Tetteh Opae Championship – KNUST 5000m – 16:10:21, 2nd position. Asante Akyem Marathon Challenge (21km) 17th – Asante Akyem Agogo. 17-18.12.2021 – Junior Olympics Championships – 400m – 56.07 secs – heat 3

2022

29.01 Ghana Armed Forces Cross Country Championship – 10km – 33:16.67 *et* – 12th place. 26.02 National Cross Country Championship – Akim Oda – 10km – 31:00:82 – 9th

Hand time *ht*

Electronic time *et*

Last updated* 01.02.2022, 02.03.2022

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By Athleticshour

Sekyere Richard has had a 10-year involvement in the sport of athletics. He holds a Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering. 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 the 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 "Elton Ultra Marathon in Russia. Covered many races in Ghana including ECOWAS CAA Region II Championship and multiple road and track races in Ghana. In 2021, he launched the "Better Ghana Athletics Agenda", which will help support the race organisers, athletes and coaches in all directions.

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