William Owadie Opare Ghanaian Athlete
William Owadie Opare Ghanaian Athlete
William Owadie Opare

William Owadie Opare Ghanaian Athlete


William Owadie Opare is an upcoming Ghanaian track athlete. He is specialising in sprint events precisely in the 200 metres and 400 metres.
Born in the Eastern Region on 2nd August 2002. He started his basic school education at Frihans Educational Complex and later attended Junior High School at Nana Kweku Boateng Experimental. He then attended Ghana Senior High School in Koforidua and completed in 2021. He lived with his father, Stephen Opare, and stepmother, Grace Ofosua. He is popularly known by the nickname ‘Pixels’.


Current School

University of Ghana, Legon

Personal Best
400m – 48.94s
200m – 22.23s
100m – 10.73s

Awarded scholarship at University of Ghana, Legon, having won several medals and certificates

Participated in Inter-Regional Senior High Schools Sports Festival, Bolgatanga (1000m)

No competition due to coronavirus pandemic (covid-19)

GNPC Ghana’s Fastest Human (Under-18 prelims heat 4) 100m-10.78s. GNPC Ghana’s Fastest Human Final (Under-18) 100m-10.85s *4th place*.
Participated in GAA Sports Festival, KNUST
Participated in GAF Athletics competition, El-Wak Sports Stadium, Accra (400m men)   –   51.99


21st May – GAA Invitational Championship, Cape Coast Sports Stadium – 100m Final – 10.84 (5th)

Previous Club
Ghanass Athletics Club

Current Club
No current club

Previous coach(es)
Coach Mohammed Sulley
Coach Georgina (Ras Mama)
Coach Osei Asibey Jr.


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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