AAG 2015: Yamoah wins pole vault silver, Ghana picks bronze in relay

Thursday 17th September , 2015 8:19 am
Jordan Yamoah
Jordan Yamoah

Ghana’s Jordan Yamoah won silver in the men’s pole vault event in the ongoing All Africa Games in Congo.

Yamoah cleared a height of 5.20m to finish second behind Algeria’s Cherabi Hichem Khalil who vaulted a height of 5.25m.

Ghana won the bronze medal in the men’s 4 x 100 m relay event in a time of 39.71 seconds.

Ghana’s quartet was made up of Daniel Gyasi, Solomon Afful, Emmanuel Dasor, and Shepard Agbeko.

The race was won by Cote d’Ivoire in a time of 38.93 with Namibia coming second after they clocked 39.22 seconds.

Julia Agawu won bronze in the women’s discuss with a throw of 49.08 m.

Janet Amponsah and Dorcas Gyimah both qualified for the second round of the women’s 200m event.

Amponsah ran a time of 23.72 seconds while Gyimah recorded a time of 24.44 seconds.

Ghana also qualified for the second round of men’s 4 x 400m event in a time of 3:08:23.

So far, Ghana has won 13 medals at the All Africa Games.




By: Nathan Quao/citifmonline.com/Ghana