Story by James McKeown
The World Athletics Championship is ongoing in Doha, Qatar and Ghana’s male 4×100 relay team will get on the tracks tomorrow 4th October, 2019.
They qualified for the World Athletics Championship as African Champions in the African Games in Rabat last month.
Come let’s check out the profiles of these men:
Martin Owusu Antwi
Martin Owusu Antwi, popularly known as Pablo, studied at Bishop Bowers, Opoku Ware Secondary School(OWASS) and the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). He is currently studying in Coppin State University in Baltimore, Maryland.
This year, he threatened his 200 meters indoor record (20.79 seconds) with 20.81 seconds. In 2016, he won gold in 200 meters and 4×100 meters final at the FASU games in South Africa. He was part of the team that won gold in the 4×100 meters relay race this year in Rabat, Morocco.
Sean Safo Antwi
He is a professional sprinter and was born in North London, United Kingdom. He competed for Britain in the early stages of his career but switched his allegiance to Ghana in 2016.
He represented Ghana in 100 meters at the 2016 Olympic games and 2018 World Indoor Championship. He clocked 6.60 seconds in 60 meters indoor this season.
The young athlete was discovered last year at the University of Ghana Inter Hall Run. He was a member of the Mensah Sarbah 4×100 meters relay team. The former Presec-Legon student won gold in the 100 meters race in a time of 10.61 seconds at the mini GUSA games this year.
He clocked 10.43 seconds in the 100 meters race at the World University Games. A member of the winning 4×100 relay team in Rabat, Morocco.
Joseph Paul Amoah
The athlete broke Ghana’s 200 meters record with 20.20 seconds. He was the first to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. He is Coppin State University’s athlete of the year; won it thrice in a row. His personal best is 10.01 seconds which he recorded in June this year. He was a member of Ghana’s 4×100 meters relay team that won gold in the African Games this year in Morocco.