Zeinab Awuni Ghanaian Athlete

 

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Zeinab Awuni is an upcoming Ghanaian track and field athlete. She is specialising in sprint events, 100 metres, and 200 metres. Born on 5th May 2004 to Mr. Seidu Awuni and Madam Damatu Seidu in Asantekurom, a suburb of Sefwi Wiawso in the Western Region of Ghana. Zeinab’s hometown is
Bawku in the Upper East Region. Zeinab Awuni attended primary and Junior High School at Kuffour D/A Primary/JHS, Nkawie (Nkawie district) in the Ashanti Region. She later proceeded to T.I. Ahmadiyya Senior High School (Real AMASS), Kumasi.

Gender
Female

Personal Best
100 metres – 12.26 seconds *et* (Ghana’s Fastest Human, 2021, University of Ghana Sports Stadium, Accra (U-18 Category)
200 metres – 24.91 seconds *et* (GAA Circuit Championship, Essipong Sports Stadium, Secondi-Takoradi)

Achievements

2018

JHS Inter-District Athletics Competition, Baba Yara Sports Stadium, Kumasi
100m – 3rd position
200m – 2nd position
400m – 3rd position
Triple Jump – 3rd position
4X100m relay – 2nd position
4X400m relay – 2nd position

Inter-Regional JHS Sports Festival, Koforidua
4X100m – 50.85s (ht); 1st position with Team Ashanti
4X200m – 1:46.87s (ht); 1st position with Team Ashanti

2019

Inter-Schools and -Colleges Competition (Interco) and Super Zonals (Suzo), Baba Yara Sports Stadium, Kumasi
100m – 3rd position
200m – 25.76s (ht); 2nd position
4X100m – 1st with Team AMASS
4X200m – 1st with Team AMASS
1600m Medley – 1st with Team Amass

31st Inter-Regional SHS Sports Festival, Bolgatanga
200m – 25.88s (ht); 3rd position
4X100m – 48.48s (ht); 1st position with Team Ashanti
4X200m – 1:44.47s (ht); 1st position with Team Ashanti
1000m Medley – 2:19.53s (ht); 1st position with Team Ashanti

2020

GAA Circuit Championship, Essipong Stadium, Takoradi
200m – 24.91s (et); 2nd position (prelims), 5th position (finals)

2021

Ghana’s Fastest Human, Accra (U-18 Category)
100m – 13.23s (et); 4th position
100m (final) – 12.26 (et); 4th position

Current club
O.J. Athletics Club

Current coach
Charles Amankwah Oware Junior (Coach O.J.)

*et* electronic time

*ht* hand time

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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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