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23.07.2021 Athletics

Nadia Eke and Emmanuel Yeboah land at Olympic Games Village in Tokyo

By Sammy Heywood Okine
Nadia Eke
LISTEN JUL 23, 2021
Nadia Eke

Two athletes who will represent Ghana at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games have landed in the Games Village.

Nadia Eke who will be a flag bearer was the first track & field athlete to come and this evening American based sprinter, Emmanuel Yeboah also landed.

He does the 60 metre, 100 metre, 200 metre and 4×100 metre. His personal best: 60 metre = 6.58, 100 metre - 10.06, 200 metre - 20.93, 4×100 metre - 39.13.

His seasonal best: 60 metre - 6.73, 100 metre -10.0, 200 metre - 21.30, 4×100 metre - 39.13.

Yeboah was educated at the Kumasi Academy SHS. He is currently at the Texas A&M University

He ran the fastest 60-metre prelim at the Ted Nelson Invitational and earned all-conference honours at the sec outdoor championship.

He also has a major achievement, being in the NCAA first-team All-American.

At the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, he has qualified to compete in the 4×100 metre.

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