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Athletics: Ghana Ready To Pick Medals At Commonwealth Games

Europe based Ghanaian sprinters, Sean Safo-Antwi and Gemma Acheampong, are ready to make an impact at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.

Safo-Antwi who made it to the finals of the men’s 60metre event (at the just-ended IAAF Indoor Athletics Championships) and finished seventh, expressed his readiness to seek for glory at Games in an interaction on his social media handle.

Safo-Antwi, would represent Ghana in the 100metre and 4×100 metre races at the Games between April 4, 2018 – April 15, 2018.

“Time to represent! I have been selected to represent Ghana in the 100m & 4x100m at the Commonwealth Gamesi in Australia! Let go champ!! Next stop Australia (Gold Coast)”.

Acheampong, also shared a touching memory of his participation at the last Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland and how it changed her life forever.

Acheampong, who has been selected for the 100 metres and 4×100 races in Australia, said competing in Glasgow four years ago helped her rediscover her love for track.

“Four years ago, I made the momentous decision to join Team Ghana at The Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and changed the direction of my life forever. It was there I rediscovered my love for track and found a future running after my dreams,” the US-born sprinter wrote on her Facebook.

She added: “I’m proud to finally announce I have been selected for my second Commonwealth Games with Team Ghana! I’ll be competing in the 100m and 4x100m in the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (Australia).

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