World Athletics Championships: Joe and Azamati out of 100m race

World Athletics Championships: Joe and Azamati out of 100m race

World Athletics Championships: Joe and Azamati out of 100m race – Joseph Paul Amoah and Benjamin Azamati are out of the medal contenders in the men’s 100m dash at the World Athletics Championships in Oregon.

Azamati placed fourth in heat 6 with a time of 10.18s in a very strong field.

“Its quite disappointing because I had good feelings coming into the competition. And to be able to qualify to the next stage and possibly win something for my country but it didn’t go as planned”, Azamati disclosed.

Joe also run in the heat 7 and finsihed sixth in 10.22s.He run alonside African 100m record holder Ferdinand Omanyala of Kenya.

“I came to execute the race, that was the plan. But to think about anything, I cant really complain about anything. There has been some few challenges but we’ve been able to fight through here. I was able to come healthy”, Joeseph Paul Amoah said.


Joe still has 200m heat to run on July 19 and the last will nbe the mens 4×100m relay heats scheduled on 23 July.

Heat 6

  1. Christian Coleman, USA – 10.08 Q
  2. Andre De grasse, CAN -10.12 Q
  3. Erik Cardoso, BRA – 10.18 Q
  4. Benjamin Azamati, GHA -10.18
  5. Gift Leotlela, RSA – 10.19
  6. Udodi Chudi Onwuzurike, NGR – 10.26
  7. Hussein Ali Al Khafaji, IRQ – 10.55
  8. IIdar Akhmadiev, TJK – 10.85

Heat 7

  1. Abdul Hakim Sani Brown, JPN -9.98 SB Q
  2. Edward Osei-Nketia, NZL – 10.08 NR Q
  3. Ferdinand Omanyala, KEN -10.10 Q
  4. Ismael Kone, CIV – 10.17
  5. Felipe Bardi, BRA -10.22
  6. Joseph Paul Amoah, GHA -10.22
  7. Clarence Munyai, RSA – 10.47
  8. Lionel Tshimanga Muteba, COD – 10.60
  9. Noureddine Hadid, LBN – 10.72


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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