Richard Kweitu Ghanaian Athlete 

Writing WASSCE And Training At The Same Time Is Not Easy For Me – Richard Kweitu (VIDEO)

Richard Kweitu is an upcoming Ghanaian amateur athlete from the Agona Swedru in the Central Region. Kweitu is specialising in distance running but he prefers to compete on the roads to tracks.  Richard has been a phenomenal and consistent athlete for the past 4 years now. Writing WASSCE and training at the same time is not easy for me – Richard Kweitu (VIDEO)

Kweitu is a student at Agona Swedru School of Business and he is currently writing his final West African Senior Certificate Examination (WASCE). has one on one interview and he disclosed this to us. Kweitu made a lot of revelations concerning his future and his athletic career. The full video will be uploaded to our official YouTube channel later.

“I’m training very well and strong now. But am writing my final West African Senior Certificate Examination so as it’s very difficult now. I don’t get the maximum time I want to use to train. At first, I used to train twice daily but now I train but not often. When I finish writing my paper, I eat, rest small and dress up for training. I usually run from Nyakrom to Swedru which I cover around 19km” said Kweitu.

Agona Swedru township has a hilly route, training there makes the athletes have a little bit of advantage. Asante Akyem Agogo Marathon route is similar to that of Agona Swedru. Athletes should be ready to run through a little hilly route coming Saturday 25 September.

The males will compete in a 24km route from Konongo – Agogo. Registration is still ongoing and it’s free. There will be free accommodation, transport, and dinner after the competition.

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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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