Barnabas Dompey displays great endurance to win men’s 400m hurdle

Barnabas Dompey of the Ghana Armed Forces

The Ghana Armed Forces’ Barnabas Dompey wowed spectators with his ghostly pace as he won the men’s 400m hurdle. He made a time of 53.209 seconds to finish ahead of 6 other competitors. Osborn Turkson from the Ashanti Region finished second with a time of 54.133 while Joshua Atitiba clocked 56.636 seconds. The Local Organising […]

Ghana Armed Forces’ Mariama Fatao wins 400m hurdle

Mariama Fatao of Ghana Armed Forces won the Women's 400 meters hurdle

In front of cheering teammates in a conducive atmosphere, Ghana Armed Forces Mariama Fatao emerged victorious in the women’s 400 meters hurdle. The promising athlete made a time of 1.03.965 minutes to win the race which had only two athletes competing instead of four. Elizabeth Mensah, Fatao’s compatriot in the Ghana Armed Forces, clocked 1.04.198 […]

Durable Sharifa Moro wins women’s 5000m race

Sharifa Moro won heat 1 in women's 1500 meters race

Sharifa Moro proved her durability as she recorded a time of 17.48230 minutes to win the women’s 5000 meters final race. The petit road-runner left it late to power past her Ashanti Region teammate Naomi Addo only sneaking past her with a time difference of 0.06072 seconds. Interestingly, all top 5 finishers in the race […]

Janet Mensah breezes past Grace Obour to win women’s 100m Heat 2 contest

Janet Mensah won the heat with an impressive time

Janet Mensah outpaced Grace Obour to win the women’s 100m Heat 2 contest at the Accra 2023 LOC National Athletics Invitational Championship in Cape Coast. Obour, 21, won bronze at the 2019 African Games in Morocco and was widely tipped to win the heat. However, Mensah produced a stunning pace to claim the top spot […]

University of Ghana’s Solomon Hammond prevails in 100m Heat 1

Solomon Hammond will compete in the 100m final

Solomon Hammond produced a miraculous performance to win the Heat 1 of the men’s 100m race at the Accra 2023 LOC National Athletics Invitational Championship in Cape Coast. The young sprinter clocked a time of 10.509 to beat his University of Ghana teammate Saminu Abdul-Rasheed who finished with a time of 10.747. Frank Mensah of […]

This is the list of athletes to compete in the women’s 100 meters event

22 athletes competing for laurels at LOC National invitational championship

22 athletes will compete in the women’s 100 meters event at the Accra 2023 LOC National Athletics Invitational Championship in Cape Coast. The multidisciplinary events, which come off at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Thursday and Friday, will provide athletes the last opportunity to qualify for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, United Kingdom. […]

Accra 2023 LOC partners GAA and GOC for National Athletics Invitational Championship

Accra 2023 LOC has partnered the GAA, GOC, and the Ministry of Youth and Sports

The Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the 13th African Games, Accra 2023, has partnered with the Ghana Athletics Association, the Ministry of Youth and Sports, and the Ghana Olympic Committee for the National Athletics Invitational Championship. The multidisciplinary events, which come off at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Thursday and Friday, will provide athletes […]