Ghana gets Bronze through Joseph Paul Amoah in men’s 200m at Commonwealth Games.
Sprinter Joseph Paul Amoah has given Ghana a cause to smile following that unfortunate incident with the 4 x 100 men relay.
The management of the team in Birmingham has apologized, but many are still fuming following the boys impressive run in the 4x 100 relay.
However despite the pain the country suffered, there is a still a cause to celebrate as Sprinter Joseph Paul Amoah has won bronze for Ghana.
This was in the men’s 200m final at the 2022 Commonwealth Games on Saturday night.
You will recalled that the management of the team said they wanted to rest him ahead of the race and that necessitated the change in the team that took part in the 4×100 relay.
The sprinter have actually lived up to expectation by striving to give us a medal in the competitive 200m men’s race.
This sets a new record not just for Ghana, but the whole of African as it is the first by an African in the 200m since 2006.
Paul Amoah’s Bronze is also the first medal in the 200m by a Ghanaian since George Daniels won the silver for Ghana at the 1974 Commonwealth Games in Christchurch, New Zealand.
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This is how it ended in the 200m men’s final. “Jereem Richards of Trinidad and Tobago won the Gold medal with 19.80, while England’s Zharnel Hughes secured Silver 20.12 and Ghana’s Joseph Paul Amoah finished third to bag Bronze with 20.49”.