Ashanti Regional athletes took first and second positions in the women’s 5000m race at Ghana

Zonal II Games: Sherifa Moro Wins Women’s 5000m In Sunyani

Ashanti Regional athletes took first and second positions in the women’s 5000m race at Ghana Athletics Zonal II Circuit Championships. The event was held on Saturday, 5th March 2022 at the Sunyani Senior High School in the Bono Region.

Sherifa Moro placed first in 18:34.04 while her teammate Addo Naomi finished second in a closed photo finish time of 18:34.90 and Lord of Justice Athletics Club’s athlete Anchike Nvanee also placed third in 18:59.26. Interestingly all the top 3 finishers run under 19t minutes and all the five athletes also run under 20 minutes.

Pos Name Affiliation Time
1 Sherifa Moro Ashanti 18:34.04
2 Addo Naomi Ashanti 18:34.90
3 Anchike Nvanee Lord of Justice Athletics 18:59.26
4 Joyce Ayaaba   19:09.94
5 Kabiatu Braimah Bono East 19:16.28
  Ibraham Rakia Ahafo NT
  Adusei Rachael Bono NT
  Janet Saabomet Bono NT


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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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