06.08.2004 Sports News

Two students to represent Ghana at Olympic Youth Camp

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Accra, Aug. 6, GNA - Mr Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu, Minister of Education, Youth and Sports, on Thursday presented travelling documents to two senior secondary school students for emerging winners in a nationwide quiz to represent Ghana at the Olympic Youth Camp in the 2004 Athens Olympic Games in Greece.

Mr Baah-Wiredu urged the students to be confident to portray Ghana to the rest of the world, saying: "Don't be shy because you are not representing yourselves but all the people of Ghana."

The students, Ms Mildred Kunyangna of St Francis of Assisi Girls Secondary School at Jirapa in the Upper West Region and Mr David Sowah of Accra Academy in the Greater Accra Region, would join over 400 young people from all over the world to celebrate the Games from August 16 to august 26.

The students thanked the organizers and promised to be of good behaviour to uplift the image of Ghana

The Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) in collaboration with the Ghana Education Service (GES) organized the quiz for students between the ages of 16 and 18 in all senior secondary schools throughout the country.

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