Track & Field News Mon, 23 Jul 2007

Ghana wins double silver in 200 metres

Algiers, July 23, GNA - Ghana won double silver medals in the men's and women's 200 metres races at the 9th All Africa Games in Algiers. Vida Anim completed her race in 23.29 seconds to give Ghana a silver and moments later, Seth Amoo followed the trail with a second position in the men's race to give Ghana another silver medal.

Amoo returned a time of 20.88 seconds, finishing behind gold medalist, Julius Leigh of South Africa, who clocked 20.81 seconds. Obina Metu of Nigeria took the bronze, finishing third in a time of 20.94 seconds.


Nigerian Damola Osayemi made it a double by adding the 200 metres gold to the gold she won in the 100 metres race. The Nigerian finished in 23.21, while third place winner and bronze medalist, Allou Affoue Amadinne of Cote D'Ivoire finished in 20.94 seconds. 23 July 07

Source: GNA