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Rawlings tasked athletes to win more Medals

Ghana’s quest to unearth talents in athletics across the country has seen the broad daylight with some revelations which cropped up in the first qualifiers of the surf line Ghana’s Fastest Human 2015 which took place at the El-wak stadium on Saturday.

The occasion saw the former President Jerry John Rawlings amongst other dignitaries gracing the event.

First qualifiers of the 100 meters heats dash competition aimed at unearthing sprints talents for Ghana, which took place at the El-wak sports stadium has come to an end.

Athletes who qualified from the heat have progressed to the Grand finale which is to be staged in Kumasi on Saturday September 26.

The competition was categorized in U-10, U-13, U-18, and seniors.

Results as follows:

U-10 FEMALE U-10 MALE

Doris Afriyie-1ST Nuhu Shaki-1st

Oforiwa Berlinda-2nd John Darko-2nd

Sheriden Agyeiwaa-3rd Yaw Boadu-3rd

U-13 FEMALE U-13 MALE

Christiana Oduro-1st Emmanuel Apau-1st

Nketia Lois-2nd Isaac Adams-2nd

Rosemary-3rd Isaac Arhin-3rd

U-18 FEMALE U-18 MALE

Mary Boakye-1st (10.7) Barnabas Asante-1st (10.1)

Ernestina Aryee-2nd Roland Kusi Yeboah-2nd

Hawa Amadu-3rd Mark Odai-3rd

Seniors Female Seniors Boys

Happy Abronya-1st (11.9) Appiah Kubi-1st (10.3)

Beatrice German-2nd Opoku Agyemang-2ND

Aba Amegu-3rd Desmond-3RD

Speaking at the event, former President Rawlings admonished them to become role models and pace setters, as Ghanaians are expecting more gold medals from them in the coming years.

The second qualifiers will take place in August 22 at the Tamale sports stadium and the grand finale at the Baba Yara sports stadium in September 26.

Source: Nana Yaw Opoku/ATV Sports

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