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 are from the Ashanti Region with Samalatu Azi Mumumi, Hanana Adomkapa, and Portia Anaba finishing in third, fourth, and fifth places respectively.
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 are currently underway at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium, will provide athletes the last opportunity to qualify for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, United Kingdom.