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Solomon Hammond Wins 100m in 10.35 at Cape Coast- Video

Solomon Hammond Wins 100m in 10.35 at Cape Coast- Video – University of Ghana’s phenomenal sprint athlete Solomon Kwaku Hammond picked the first spot in the final of the men’s 100m at the Local Organising Committee for the 13th African Games (LOC) Invitational Championship at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Friday in Central Region.

Hammond, 20, improved his winning time in the heat (10.51) as he prevailed in the race.

Results:  2022 LOC National Invitational Championships

Botsio attempted to stage an upset by outrunning Hammond in a heated contest that had ex-record-holders Leo Myles-Miles and Prof. Andrew Owusu watching from the stands.

Hammond (10.35) went neck-to-neck with Botsio (10.50) in the first 50m of the race with Edwin Gadayi breathing down on their necks in third place.

100m Results

  1. Solomon Hammond – 10.35
  2. Botsio Isaac – 10.50
  3. Gadayi Edwin – 10.65
  4. Opoku Richmond -11.10
  5. Mensah Frank – 11.13
  6. Musa Iddrisu – 11.15
  7. Shaibu Marizuk – 11.79

–Samiu Abdul Rasheed – NT

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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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