Ghana's Margaret Simpson hopeful of winning a medal at the Olympics
4/24/2012 12:01:13 PM -
Heptathlon Queen of Africa Margaret Simpson is promising to end Ghana's medal drought at the Olympics after booking qualification last week Friday to the London 2012 Olympic Games.
The 32 year old won this year's Africa combined events Championships-which also served as London Olympic qualifier -in Bambous,Mauritius.
According to her, winning a medal at this year's Olympics for Ghana is possible considering her performance over the years.
'I'm hoping all will go well for me to at least win a medal for the country'.
'I have participated along with most of the athletes I'm going to meet there
so I believe i can win a medal'.
Simpson who is renowned for her strong javelin throw won a bronze medal at the 2005 World Championships in Helsinki, Finland and also won a Gold medal at the 2011 All Africa Games in Maputo.