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Rio Olympics 2016: Alex Amankwah finishes 7th in 800m heats

Alex Amankwah in action during the heats

Ghana’s Alex Amankwah could not progress to the latter stages of the men’s 800m event after he finished 7th in the heats. Amankwah, whose heat was the 6th, started the race well and was fourth at a point in the race but he could not put together a good finish. He fell behind and eventually finished last after Abdelati El ...

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Alex Amankwah qualifies for Rio 2016

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Alex Amankwah has become Ghana’s first athlete to qualify for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. He achieved the feat following a revision of the Rio qualification standards by the athletics world governing body,the IAAF. The Alabama University student ran a personal best 1.45.91s on May 2nd, and the qualifying standard has now been revised to 1.46.00 to reflect performance at ...

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Alex Amankwah, Janet Amponsah to Miss World Championships Due to Visa Problems

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Beijing, China- Due to difficulties getting a Chinese visa for Alex Amankwah and Janet Amponsah, they will not participate in the upcoming World Championships in Beijing, China. Amponsah and Amankwah, both new national record holders, sent their visa applications to the Chinese Embassy in Washington DC. Their applications were sent off after receiving an official invitation letter from the Local ...

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