Track & Field News Mon, 1 Jul 2019

Gadayi wins GNPC Ghana Fastest Kumasi Open

Edwin Gadayi, a member of the Speedsters Club in the Ashanti Region, proved his worth as an international events medal prospect, when he won the seniors event of the Ghana National Petroleum Company (GNPC) Ghana's Fastest Kumasi Open Meet, with time with 10.43secs.

Richmond Opoku of Osei Kyerekyie Senior High School (OKESS), was second in 10.83secs with Ronald Kumi Yeboah from Brong Ahafo Region placing third in 10.85secs.

In the female division, Obour Grace also of the Speedsters Club, Ashanti Region, won the female seniors in 11.96secs with Mariam P. Domfe of Ashanti making in 12.39secs. whilst Janet Mensah made 12.50 secs to place second and third respectively.

Gadayi ran a personal best of 10.37 in the heats, the fastest local time in Ghana this year and won the Brong Ahafo and Ashanti Region GNPC Ghana's Fastest Human event with a final time of 10.43 seconds.

Obuor also won the 400 meters in 53.27 seconds then won the seniors 100 with a personal best of 11.96 seconds.
Source: ghananewsagency.org