02.09.2003 Sports News

Results after day one of Trafiecall meet

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Accra, Sept 2, GNA - The men teams of CALL Track and Field Foundation and their counterparts from the Ghana Educational Service (GES) Greater Accra Senior Secondary School team have dominated the opening day's events at the 3rd TRAFIECALL Meet currently going on at the Accra Sports Stadium with two gold medals apiece.

They both won two events each, whiles Ghana Navy and Greater Accra team follow with a win each.

In the ladies events the (GES) Greater Accra Senior Secondary School team totally dominated proceedings, winning five events with CALL Track and Field Foundation trailing at a distant second with gold in two events followed by the Police Depot Keep Fit club with one gold. In the men 400 meters finals Richard Kissi from CALL won the gold in 49.76 seconds followed by Emmanuel Aryee from the (GES) with 50.37 in second place with Alex Kwashie coming third in 50.49 seconds. Iddrissu Adams won the 5000 metres in 15 minutes 39.54 seconds. He was followed by Vincent Atsu Sukah in 16 minutes 39.54 seconds with Enoch Quansah closely behind in third place at 16 minutes, 34.41 seconds.

The Greater Accra team swept all the three positions in the 800 metres Wheel chair race with Samuel Okpoti, Joseph Amoh and Kofi Asare in that order with times of 3 minutes 14.01 seconds, 3 minutes 32.12 seconds and 3 minutes 35.72 seconds.

In the 5 kilometres race-walk Ahmed Tijani Sanni from Navi won in 23 minutes 48.25 seconds and was followed by Stanley Braiham from Cape Coast in second position with the time of 24 minutes 42.36 seconds, followed in third place by John Segbe from Accra in 25 minutes 54.78seconds.

For the Javelin the GES team again swept the board with Richmond Fianu coming first with a throw of 40 metres, followed by Abraham Anyon with a throw of 36.90 metre whiles Edwin Dowona came third with a throw of 36.61 metres.

CALL team won the triple jump event when Fuseini Osumanu leaped 15.06 metres followed by Francis Lokko and Jeffrey Amponsah all from the Greater Accra team with jumps of 14.17 and 14.02 metres. The GES team came first and third respectively in the High jump with Bismark Yeboah 1.80metres winning on count back, having tied with Yusif Amidu, a disabled with a jump of 1.80 meteres, whiles Jeffreey Amposah came third with 1.70 metres.

In the ladies event, Glady's Sackitey from CALL pipped the GES pair of Martha Konadu and Rebecca Dzikunu to the gold in the 800 metres with the time of 58:17 seconds, Martha Konadu and Rebecca Dzikunu came second third respectively with times of 62:82 and 63:51 seconds.

GES won the first and second spots in the 800 metres with Doris Dakpo and Mabel Botsio clocking times of 2:30.68 and 2:31.94 seconds with Mary Coffie from CALL third with the time of 2:33.03 seconds.

In the ladies 3000 metres, Esinam Torgbadza and Mary Cofie from CALL came first and second with times of 11:44.25 and 11:01.22 seconds with Rosemary Alend from the GES coming third in 11:13.20 seconds.

Shahida Ahmed from Depot came first in the high jump with a leap of 5.03 metres whiles the GES pair of Naomi Tetteh and Beatrice Nortey came second and third with jumps of 4.84 and 4.80 metres respectively. The GES team swept the board clean in the Javelin, Shot Put, long Jump and High Jump.

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