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The Ghanaian sensational sprinter Azamati Benjamin has done it again. Record Alert.
Seven days after breaking Ghana’s 22-year-old 100m record, rising sprint star Benjamin Azamati has smashed another record in the USA. The Ghanaian Sensational Azamati Benjamin Set A New Record Again

The former University of Ghana student has broken the West Texas A&M 200m record after running 20.52s at the just ended Jo Meaker Classic & Multi in Canyon.

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In just his second outdoor race of his career, the Tokyo Olympic Games bound sprinter set his sights on another record-smashing run and delivered on the final day of the JO Meaker meet as he went past the record of 20.71s set by American Quinton Sansing who tied the school record at the last Leon Star Conference Championships.

Though Azamati’s time is some seconds off Ghana’s 200m record set by Joseph Paul, he has recorded the fastest time in NCAA Division II this year and now one of three Buffs to run under 21 seconds in the program’s history, joining Kenny Jackson and Quinton Sansing.

The Ghanaian Sensational Azamati Benjamin Set A New Record Again
The Ghanaian Sensational Azamati Benjamin Set A New Record Again

The feat caps a very a good few months for Azamati who set records in both the 60m and the 200m at the Lone Star Conference Championships to lead the West Texas A&M athletics team to their third LSC Championship title at Lubbock back in February.

Since the covid 19 begun a lot of setbacks for most of the athletes whereby seeing a lot of races being postponed and later cancelled. But Azamati kept on training and this year he has had a tremendous and marvellous season. We hope to see more from him now. The new star of Africa. The Ghanaian Sensational Azamati Benjamin Set A New Record Again.

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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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