Mary Boakye wins women’s 100m final at LOC 2023 Invitational Championship at Cape Coast

By Sammy Heywood Okine
Athletics Mary Boakye wins womens 100m final at LOC 2023 Invitational Championship at Cape Coast
JUL 2, 2022 LISTEN

Mary Boakye of the Ghana Armed Forces won the women’s 100m final at the LOC Invitational Championship at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Friday.

The 22-year-old clocked 11.79s seconds to impress technical officials and ex-national stars who watched the showdown from the stands.

200m winner Janet Mensah failed to do the double as she finished just behind Boakye with a time of 12.004 seconds.

However, Janet’s time put her ahead of Benedicta Kwartemaa (12.476).

Grace Obour could not enter the race after suffering strains in the 200m final.

Janet Mensah beat Grace Obour to win the women’s 200m final race. Mensah recorded a time of 24.229 seconds.

Ethel Amissah placed third after clocking 25.266 seconds. Amissah won the women’s 400m final.

The powerful youngster who recently competed in a track and field event in Nigeria translated the performance into the race as she emerged the winner.

She made a time of 54.887 seconds to finish ahead of Sandra Appiah who made a time of 55.423 seconds.

Rafiatu Nuhu came third as she recorded a time of 56.831 seconds.