Ghana’s 4×100 relay team finished 5th in the final at the ongoing World Athletics Championships in Oregon, USA.
The quartet of Sean Safo Antwi, Benjamin Azamati, Joseph Oduro Manu and Joseph Paul Amoah, produced a national record of 38.07 in the process.
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It was an anticlimax for the hosts and favourites, USA, who had to settle for second place, with Canada clinching the ultimate.
The Great Britain quartet came in third just ahead of powerhouse Jamaica, who missed out on a medal this time around.
In the women’s final, the USA team just edged past favourites, Jamaica to claim gold, much to the delight of the home crowd.
Nigeria also narrowly missed out on a medal, coming fourth behind third place Germany, despite setting a new African record of 42.22secs.
4x100m RELAY – GOLD FOR CANADA 🥇🇨🇦— Athletics Canada (@AthleticsCanada) July 24, 2022
Perfect exchanges. De Grasse sees them home.
Dragons are slayed 🐉