He was born in Accra, Ghana. Medal record Men’s athletics Competitor for Ghana African Championships in Athletics Gold 2000 Algiers 100 m Gold 2000 Algiers 200 m Gold 2000 Algiers 4 x 100 m relay Silver 2010 Nairobi 100 m IAAF World Athletics Final Silver 2005 Monaco 100 m Bronze 2004 Monaco 100 m Participating in the 2004 Summer Olympic.
He achieved second place in his 100 metres heat, thus making it through to the second round. Heading into the second round, he was victorious in a tough sprint, before achieving qualification from his semi-final.
He finally, for the first time, achieved a sub-10 second run on June 14, 2005 in Athens when he ran 9.99 seconds in Asafa Powell's world record breaking race.