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Ghana releases list for Rio 2016

Ghana releases list for Rio 2016


<p>Ghana’s Olympic Committee has announced a 16-member contingent to represent the country at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.</p> <p>Ghana will present 16 first time Olympians at the games officially named the‘Games of the <span class="caps">XXXI</span> Olympiad’.</p> <p>The contingent will comprise 11 track and field athletes, two swimmers, one weightlifter, one judoka and one boxer.</p> <p>The track and field team is made up of six individual qualifiers : Flings Owusu-Agyapong (100m), Janet Amponsah (200m), John Ampomah (Javelin), Emmanuel Dasor (200m), Alex Amankwah (800m), and Sean Safo-Antwi (100m) and the 15th-placed women’s 4×100m relay team to be selected from Gemma Acheampong, Beatrice Gyaman, Dorcas Gyimah, Persis William-Mensah, and Akua Obeng-Akrofi.</p> <p>Kaya Forson and Abeiku Jackson (Swimming), Christian Amoah (Weightlifting), Szandra Szogedi (Judo) and Abdul Wahid Omar (Boxing) make up the rest of the athletes in the contingent.</p>
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