Sean Safo-Antwi sets new PB in 100m dash at NEB Track Open

Sean Safo-Antwi sets new PB in 100m dash at NEB Track Open

Ghanaian national sprinter Sean Safo-Antwi has clocked 10.12 seconds to set a new Personal Best (PB) in the 100 metres dash at the NEB Track Open in Stratford on Sunday, 14th August 2022.

Sean after a very disappointing Commonwealth Games campaign did not rest but continued to improve upon his timing in the 100m dash. The Ghana 4Ɨ100m relay team was disqualified after qualifying to the final due to a technical rule. The quartet was tipped for a medal in the relays but everything was overturned at the 11th hour.

According to him, he has been waiting for this day for almost eight years down the line. “8 years down the line I can finally post and say personal best. Last time I ran a PB was in 2014”, he disclosed.

“Patience Is Key To Success! 8 Years Down Line I Can Finally Post And Say PERSONAL BEST!!!! Last Time I Ran A PB Was 2014. FINALLY!!!! Thank You Almighty God. Thank You To My Coach Ryan Freckleton New PB: 10.12 (1.8) MORE TO COME TRUST ME!“, Sean wrote oh his Instagram page.

Great Britain’s Eugene Amo-Dadzie also broke grounds to a Personal Best (PB) of 10.05s, the third fastest time by a Briton this season to win the men’s 100m. Sean in a new Personal Best (PB) and a Season Best (SB) in 10.12s and Nicholas Welsh in 10.20s.

100m Results (Wind = +1.8)

  1. Eugene Amo-Dadzie – 10.05 (PB) (SB)
  2. Sean Safo-Antwi -10.12 (PB) (SB)
  3. Nicholas Walsh – 10.20
  4. Oliver Bromby – 10.21
  5. Kesi Oludoyi – 10.22
  6. Jeriel Quianoo – 10.37
  7. John Otugade – 10.38

Daniel Offiah – DNS

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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