Tag Archives: Janet Amponsah

Janet Amponsah joyous over place in World Championships

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Ghana’s Janet Amponsah says she is is excited at the chance to compete at the 2017 IAAF World Athletics Championships in London 2017. She will be running in the women’s 200m event after she made the qualifying time of 23.10 seconds in the United States last weekend. Her time was the exact mark stated in the IAAF’s qualification standards for ...

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Rio 2016 Olympic Games: Janet Amponsah comes 6th in 200m heats

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Ghana’s Janet Amponsah finished 6th in heat 4 of the women’s 200m event in the ongoing Rio Olympic Games. Amponsah was in the heat with Cote d’Ivoire’s Marie-Josee Ta Lou and new women’s 100m champion Elaine Thompson and those two topped the race. Ta Lou came first in a time of 22.31 seconds while Thompson was second with 22.63 seconds. The ...

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Ampomah & Amponsah named Liquid Sports Ghana-Ethiopian Airlines Athletes of the Year

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Ghana javelin record holder John Ampomah and national sprint queen Janet Amponsah have been crowned male and female Liquid Sports Ghana-Ethiopian Airlines Athletes of the Year 2015 respectively. Both athletes excelled during 2015; John Ampomah in the javelin and Janet in the 100m/200m events. Ampomah became the first Ghanaian athlete to throw beyond 80m after throwing a spectacular 81.55m in ...

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AAG 2015: Ampomah grabs silver in javelin, Amponsah 4th in 200m

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Ghana’s John Ampomah won silver in the men’s javelin final on Thursday in the ongoing All Africa Games in Congo. Ampomah threw a distance of 82.94 m  to pick up second place behind Egypt’s Ihab El-Sayeb who recorded a distance of 85.37 m. El-Sayeb finished second in the just-ended World Athletics Championships in Beijing, China. Philmar van Rensburg of South ...

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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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Abu, Amponsah & Ampomah highlight latest GAA Rankings as of March 28

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The US based trio of Agnes Abu, Janet Amponsah and John Ampomah recorded some of the most notable performances in the latest Ghana Athletics Association Rankings released on 28 March. Barton County middle distance runner Agnes Abu stopped the clock in a personal best of 4:33.89; Janet Amponsah clocked 11.12s at the Texas Relays, albeit with a strong following wind ...

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Janet Amponsah obliterates national 200m indoor record

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Ghana sprinter Janet Amponsah chalked another milestone after breaking the national 200m indoor national record with a 23.67 clocking at the University of New Mexico Collegiate Classic on Saturday. The African 4x100m relay bronze medalist’s new record surpasses her own previous national 200m indoor mark of 23.81secs set on March 7, 2014. Her time is also faster than Vida Nsiah’s ...

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Marakech 2014: GOC boss praises GH athletes’ performances

GOC boss, Professor Francis Dodoo

The President of the Ghana Olympic Committee, Professor Francis Dodoo has hailed the efforts of Team Ghana’s athletes at the just-ended African Athletics Championships in Marakech, Morrocco. Ghana won six medals in the competition ( in Decathlon, Women’s 4x100m, Men’s 4x100m relay, Women’s Javelin throw, Women’s Triple Jump, Heptathlon) to equal its highest haul at the championships since the 2006 ...

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