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Paris 2024: Ghana’s 4×100 relay team secures Olympic spot with revenge win over Nigeria


Ghana’s 4x100m men’s relay team bounced back triumphantly, earning themselves a spot in the upcoming Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

THis was successful after seeking redemption against Nigeria on Day 2 of the World Athletics Relays in the Bahamas.

Following a setback during the changeover on Day 1, the Ghanaian quartet of Ibrahim Fuseini, Isaac Botsio, Benjamin Azamati, and Joseph Paul Amoah showcased resilience as they stormed to victory in Heat 2 at the Thomas A Robinson National Stadium in Nassau.

Clocking in at a Season Best time of 38.29s, the team secured their ticket to the Summer Games.

Nigeria, who had clinched the gold medal in the 2023 African Games, also earned a place at the Olympics, finishing second behind Ghana with a time of 38.57s.

South Africa and Liberia also qualified, joining Ghana and Nigeria in representing the continent at the 33rd Olympic Games.

Meanwhile, in the 4x100m finals, the USA dominated both the men’s and women’s events, securing gold medals and setting championship records.

The American men’s team, led by world champion Noah Lyles, clinched the top spot with a time of 37.40s, while the women’s team set a new record of 41.85s.

Reflecting on their upcoming Olympic campaign, the Ghanaian relay team is determined to make a mark in Paris, aiming to build on their impressive performance at the Tokyo 2020 edition.

Despite facing disqualification in the final due to a lane violation, the team set a national record, and they are now focused on making a strong statement on the Olympic stage again.

Source: 3news

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