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Ghana Swimming Team To Participate In Lagos International

The Ghana Swimming Team would be participating in the 1st Lagos International Swimming Classics hosted by the Lagos State Swimming Association from Thursday 7th to Sunday 10th November, 2013 at the Teslim Balogun Stadium Swimming Pool, Surule, Lagos - Nigeria.

 

 

This maiden event is the brainchild of the Nigeria Aquatics Federation is to bring together top swimmers from the Africa Zone 2 (West and Central Africa) member Federations to compete for honours and improve their times ahead of major international swimming events.

 

 

A statement from the Secretary General of the Association, Williams Kyei noted that Ghana will be represented by a team of 9 which comprises five swimmers (3 boys and 2 girls), three Officials and a media personnel.

 

 

The five swimmers representing the country are : Kwaku Addo ,Kwesi Abbiw Jackson - Abeiku Gyakye Jackson, Ophelia Swayne and Benedicta Elikplim. Kwaku Addo will compete in the 50m Freestyle/Butterfly, Kwesi Abbiw Jackson in 50m/100m Freestyle, Abeiku Jackson in 100m Freestyle and 50m/100m/200m Butterfly. Opphelia Swayne would be aiming to better her times in the 50m Freestyle and 50m butterfly with Benedicta Elikplim going in for the 50m Free and 100m Butterfly.

 

 

The officials are Theophilus Wilson Edzie; President & leader of Delegation, Jonathan Amoako Attah - Team coach, Kwami Kpodoh; FINA Referee & Technical Director who will be officiating at the event with Cecil Stanley Tagoe as a Media personnel from Ghana Television Sports.

 

 

Ghana is bound to face stiff competition from other competing nations like Nigeria (host), Burkina Faso, Gambia, Senegal, Cote D'Ivoire, Togo, Benin, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Mali, Niger, Cameroun and Congo Brazzaville. The statement however noted that the young swimmers are upbeat about their participation and hopes to win some of the medals and cash prizes at stake and improve significantly in their respective times.

 

 

In a related development, The team is also scheduled to participate in the  Lagos Classics in the African Juniors Swimming Championship to be held in Zambia from 28th November to 2nd December, 2013 where the swimmers would be aiming for qualifying slots for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in China as well as the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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