Sprint queen, Janet with her trophy aloft. INSET: Aggreh with officials Kwame Baah Nuako (L) Brooby (R), displaying his trophy on the podium
This year’s Ghana Fastest Human final saw all top three men’s 100m finalists clocking lifetime best times at the Cape Coast Stadium on Saturday.
UDS’ Barnabas Aggreh finished the season with a 10.23 Personal Best (PB).
He emerged the overall best after clocking 10.23, while Solomon Hammond, Accra, finished second with 10.23. It was Edwin Gadayi (Pablo Foundation), Ashanti Region that placed third with 10.24.
Janet Mensah shrugged off stiff competition from pre event favourite, Grace Obuor of the University of Ghana in the female 100 metres to become the new sprint queen.
Athletes also battled for honours in the U-18 and U-15 Boys and Girls categories.
The winners were awarded prizes; medals, certificates and products of sponsors.
The project founder, Reks Brooby, expressed gross satisfaction about the level of competition and commended the athletes and sponsors for making the event epochal.
“I must commend all particularly GNPC, Adidas, our latest sponsor, GOIL, and of course the athletes and officials for making the final a huge success.
“With this level of performance, I can confidently say we are ready for the 2023 African Games,” Brooby said.
The event was sponsored by GNPC, Adidas, GOIL, Wrenco, Moringa King, Pippas Gym, Kriate Lync, Indomie and Global Media Alliance.
Ghana’s Fastest Human race, a project to revive athletics in schools, is also sanctioned by the Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) and supported by the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC).
Below are the full results captured by the electronic timer:
Wisdom Nyandi Mensah (1st)
Felix Anorigiya (2nd)
Albert Yeboah (3rd)
Mabel Aidoo (1st)
Sarah Nkansah (2nd)
Amanda Kumanya (3rd)
Joe Andoh (1st)
Sherif Abdul Rashid (2nd)
Abdul Rauf Abubakari (3rd)
Naseera Quansah (1st)
Diamond Kusime (2nd)
Florence Agyemang (3rd)