William Amponsah Ghanaian Athlete
William Amponsah Ghanaian Athlete
William Amponsah

William Amponsah Ghanaian Athlete

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William Amponsah is a Ghanaian national athlete. He is specialising in middle and long-distance events respectively. He was born on 11 December 1999 at Agona Swedru in the Central Region to Mr. Albert Amponsah and Mrs. Josephine Amponsah. He attended both his primary and junior high education at St. Anthony Catholic ā€˜Aā€™ School at Agona Swedru. He later continued his senior high education at Swedru School of Business from 2014-2017. William Amponsah Ghanaian Athlete.

Gender

Male

Personal Best

Half Marathon: 1:02:51 *et* National Record (Sekondi-Takoradi Marathon, 2020)

Current

University of Education, Winneba

2016

Central Region Schools and Colleges Sports Association 5000m (1st Position). Central Region Schools and Colleges Sports Association, Zone Two Inter-School Athletics Competition 5000m (2nd Position). Milo Marathon (42.2km) 6th Position.

2017

Accra Marathon (21k) 2nd Position. Kwahu South District Assembly Marathon (1st Position). Swedru Akwambo Marathon 17km (1st Position)

2018

Dubai Marathon Place (M/W)21. Dubai Marathon Place (AC)3. ECOWAS U-20 Athletics Championship (5000m) 1St Position (14.25 record-holder). ECOWAS U-20 Athletics Championship (1500m) 2nd Position. Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) Circuit Championship (10,000m) 1st Position. Asante Akyem Marathon Challenge 12km (1st Position)

2019

GF Sport Cross Country 12km (1st Position) 33:12sec (Championship Record). Kwahu Mountain Marathon in 2:29 min (1st Position) Championship Record. 2019 National Cross Country at Mpohor 10km (2nd Position) 30min.16sec

2020

National Cross Country Championship 12km in 35:49.34 (1st) *et* in Ghana. Sekondi-Takoradi Marathon 21km in 1:02.51 (National Record)

2021

Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) Region II Championships 21km in 1:05.2 in Nigeria *et* (1st) Asante Akyem Marathon Challenge 21km in 1:12.39 (1st) *et*. 13.11 Good Day Energy Cross Country (1st) 12km -38:48. Fish FM Marathon Challenge – 10km -1st place.

2022

26.02 National Cross Country Championship – Akim Oda – 10km – 28:16.71 – 1st. Commonwealth Games, Birmingham – 5000m – 13:51.63 – 13th -national record. Ghana University Sports Association (GUSA) Cross Country Competition – 1okm – 29:17 – 1st

Last updated – 11.27.2021, 02.03.2022, 08.13.2022

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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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