Decathlon, Atsu Nyamadi, did Ghana proud after 10 event on the field and track by winning the Silver medal for Ghana as Mauritius Thierry Guillaume claimed Gold, his first ever Gold at the All African Games. Pretorius Fredriechfinished third to win bronze for his country South Africa.
Para Sports saw Ghana’s champion Botsyo Nkegbe qualifies in an impressive time to reach the finals which eventually, came second in the men’s 100m gifting Ghana her second silver medal at the Brazzaville Games. US based athlete Elizabeth Dadzie came second in the women’s 100m hurdles to reach the finals which takes place today at the Stade de Kintele Stadium.
Men's 400m The field and trach event kicked start on Monday and team Ghana’s athletes have managed to do their best at the competition as two women qualified for the 100m final.
Ghana's George Effah, Emmanuel Dasor and Daniel Gyasi qualified for semi-final of the Men’s 400m but failed to progress as they exited the semis, thou, failing to reach the Grand finale set for Tuesday at the 11th All Africa Games in Brazzaville.
Foreign-based Emmanuel Effah, was impressive to watch in the first heat as he did 46:79s.Daniel Gyasiclocked a time of46:43s in Heat 3 of the 400m. The Ghanaian triobooked their place in the finals as they met Isaac Nkobolo Onkabetse of Botswana in their respective qualified time.
The women’s 100m final did not go well for team Ghana’s athletes as they lost the Gold to Ivory Coast’s Marie Talou, who clocked her personal best of 11.07s. Talou, was impressive to watch and did her country some proud. Impressive Marie Talou, is coming from a successful world athletics championship where she came forth to the likes of Shell Ann Frasier Pryce, Veronica Campbell Brown Smith Dina from the Great Britian. Ghanaian duo settled on fourth and fifth respectively. Both male and female sprint was dominated by Cote D’Ivoire as they won Gold.
The 4 x 100m relay team also failed to qualify for the final race scheduled for Tuesday. Africa’s power house in the sprint, Nigeria booked a qualification time to the final.