Other Sports of 2014-05-26

SWAG Best Swimmer misses medal

at AYG in Botswana

Ghana’s Ophelia Swayne missed the chance to advance in the Swimming competition at the ongoing African Youth Games in Botswana after placing 23rd and 21st overall in the women’s 50m freestyle and the 50m butterfly events respectively. Swayne had an off colour day clocking 30.62 in the freestyle and 32.36 in the butterfly.

The youngster, who is on a Ghana Olympic Committee sourced Olympic Solidarity scholarship, promised to train hard for the upcoming World Youth Championship in Nanjing, China, having completed her exams.

In Table Tennis ,the pair of Isaac Amoako and Marian Amankwah Adom could move into the medal zone of their respective singles events with wins at 1/8 stage of their singles events on Saturday.

The two players won their 1/16 games on Saturday, and have set themselves up against opponents from Mauritius and Congo respectively in the Table Tennis competition on Sunday.