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UK-born Ghanaian Athlete Alexander Wiafe opens up to represent Ghana at the 2023 African Games
Alexander Wiafe

UK-born Ghanaian Athlete Alexander Wiafe opens up to represent Ghana at the 2023 African Games

Britain-born athlete of Ghanaian descent, Alexander Wiafe has disclosed that he is ever ready for a chance to compete for Ghana in the coming years. UK-born Ghanaian athlete Alexander Wiafe opens up to represent Ghana at the 2023 African Games.

Alexander is based in the United Kingdom and he is specialising in shot put. He was born on 27th March 2000 in the United Kingdom. He has a personal best of 12.77 metres.

According to him, he is willing to do anything possible to represent Ghana during the upcoming 2023 African Games that will be hosted in Ghana here he disclosed to that he is going to train hard for that chance.

“My training is going on very well. I want to do whatever it takes to be part of the Ghana Athletics Team for the 2023 African Games. Am keeping my head up and staying focused to be able to get the qualifying time for the shot put event”, said Alexander.

He completed the University of East London in July 2021. Alexander has been competing in a lot of championships both indoors and outdoors in the UK. He has won a lot of major championships at high school and the university level.

According to him, covid-19 has caused a lot of damage to our sports and most of the championships were being postponed and some cancelled. But is he still keen on getting the qualifying times and competing for Ghana one day.

He won the men’s shot put event with a new personal best of 11.87 metres.

In July 2021, he competed at Surrey County Championships in Kingston, held late in the season due to the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19). In the senior category, Alexander Wiafe won the Under 23 in 12.77. He broke his previous record of 11.87 that was set in 2019 at the BUCS Indoor Championships.


By Athleticshour

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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