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AAG: Nyamadi wins silver, Owusu Agyapong and Gyaman fall short in 100m final

Tuesday 15th September , 2015 7:48 am
Atsu Nyamadi
Atsu Nyamadi

Ghana’s Atsu Nyamadi won silver in the men’s decathlon behind Mauritius’ Thierry Guillaume. Nyamadi sealed his final place after finishing second in the 1500m.

Ghana picked up another silver medal as Botyso Nkegbe came second in the men’s 100m T54 event.

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However, there was no medal success in the women’s 100m event as Flings Owusu Agyapong and Beatrice Gyaman finished 6th and 7th respectively in Monday’s final.

Gyaman recorded a time of 11.76  seconds while Agyapong ran a time of 11.61.

The race was won by Maria Josee Talou of Cote d’Ivoire in a time of 11.02 seconds.

Ghana will compete in the finals of the men’s 4 x 100m later on Tuesday after finishing 4th in the qualifiers.

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In the women’s 110 metre hurdles, Elizabeth Dadzie qualified for the second round after running a time of 13.94 in the first round heats.

The women’s 800m was won by South Africa’s Caster Semanya in a time of 2 minutes.

South Africa's Caster Semenya celebrates winning the women's 800m final race of the 2009 IAAF Athletics World Championships on August 19, 2009 in Berlin.   AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE (Photo credit should read FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

South Africa’s Caster Semenya celebrates winning the women’s 800m final race of the 2009 IAAF Athletics World Championships on August 19, 2009 in Berlin. AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE (Photo credit should read FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

In the men’s 100m final, Cote d’Ivoire’s Ben Youssef Meite won gold in a time of 10.04 seconds. Ogho Ogene Egwero of Nigeria and Koffi Wilfred Hua of Cote d’Ivoire came second and third respectively.

Seychelles’ Lissa Labiche won the women’s high jump gold medal after clearing a height of 1.91 m.

 

 

 

By: Nathan Quao/citifmonline.com/Ghana

 

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