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Lamptey: Lack of competitions will kill Martha Bissah’s potential

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Isaac Nii Odartey Lamptey,long time coach and mentor of Ghanaian Youth Olympic Gold Medalist Martha Bissah has warned that the inability of the 18 year old to participate in the ongoing Athletics African Junior Championships in Ethiopia will have consequences on the development of her career. “She is the only Olympic Gold Medalist we have had at any level in ...

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“GAA has not spoken to me again on scholarship”- Martha Bissah

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Ghanaian athlete Martha Bissah has told Citi Sports in an exclusive interview that she is waiting on the Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) for a response on the outfit’s scholarship to the United States. According to Bissah, the GAA spoke to her about the scholarship in 2014 but she wanted some time to think about the proposition before giving a response ...

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Bissah turned down athletics scholarship- GAA

President Mahama with Martha Bissah at the Flagstaff House

Citi Sports has gathered that Ghanaian athlete Martha Bissah refused a scholarship offered by the Ghana Athletics Association in 2014 to go to the United States to study and developed her sporting abilities. According to the Ghana Athletics Association, Bissah was due to leave Ghana earlier this year but the process to get her to the US was not completed ...

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Prez John Mahama promises scholarship for Gold medalist Martha Bissah  

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  Ghana President John Dramani Mahama has announced that Martha Bissah will receive a schorlaship from government to develop her talent in the United States of America. The President  revealed this at his presentation of the state of Nation Address in Parliament today. “In athletics, consistent planning and the personal development of our (the nation’s) athletes, earned Ghana our first ...

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Have patience for our athletes- Prof. Dodoo

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President of the Ghana Athletics Association, Prof. Francis Dodoo, has said the nation should be supportive of the emerging crop of athletes and allow them to grow in the sport so they can be huge successes in the future. Ghana presented young athletes like Martha Bissah, Flings Owusu-Agyapong, Gemma Acheampong and Nadia Eke at the Commonwealth Games and the African ...

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“Experience helped Bissah win gold in China”- GOC Boss

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The President of the Ghana Olympic Committee, Professor Francis Dodoo has said that experience from competition was behind Martha Bissah’s gold medal feat in the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China. Bissah won the Women’s 800m in a time of 2.04.90 seconds to give Ghana her first Olympic gold medal of any kind and Prof. Dodoo explained that exposure ...

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17-year old Martha Bissah wins gold at World Youth Olympics

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Martha Bissah has won gold at the  Youth Olympics in Nanjing,China. The 17 year old ran a lifetime best of 2:04.90 in a race that featured a stupendous final 200m strait as the highlight. Ahead of the race, Ethiopia’s Negeri Hawi Alem was the hot favourite but came second to the teenager from the Aduman Senior High School. Bissah has had ...

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