Alex Amankwah (Alabama) ran a personal best 1.45.9 in the 800m to rank #9 in the world, and become Ghana?s first world championship qualifier of 2015.
Alex Amankwah close shotThe Alabama based athlete served notice of his intent this season when he ran 1.46.86 (NR) to set a new national indoor record and a world indoor lead on 24 January.

After breaking Kennedy Osei’s national indoor ranking, his first 2015 outdoor race puts him within eight-tenths of ONE second outside Kennedy’s 21 year old national outdoor record.
He was born in Ghana on 2nd March, 1992, before emigratingto the USA with his parents Erick Amankwah and Dorothy Nyarko in later years.
He has been on the Ghana Athletics Association?s radar for a while now and, received consideration for the 2014 Commonwealth Games/African Championship selection for the 4x400m relay team, after just missing the GAA?s 800m qualifying standard.
Elsewhere, sprint queen Janet Amponsah ran a winded assisted 23.27s on Saturday (windy, though)…Gemma Acheampong ran a personal best 11.56s and then came back with a 24.22s 200m. She was in the same heat as Doreen Adjie who ended up in 11.93s.

John Ampomah broke his national javelin record by half a meter on Friday (76.50m).Ampomah?s new personal best replaces the previous mark of 75.99m, which he set at the CAA African Championships in August, 2015 where he placed 5th overall.
It was very remarkable that all of Ampomah?s six throws on the day would have won the competition.

Other decent performances this weekend: Agnes Abu ran 4.31.00 in the 1500m; Nadia Eke leapt 13.22m in the triple, Jordan Yamoah returning nicely at 5.10m in the pole vault…very, very decent first weekend in April

*** World Championship Qualifier
** African Games A standard
* African Games B standard

100m
Gemma Acheampong 11.56s* 04-Apr Personal Best
Suzie Acolatse 11.65s* 14-Mar
Janet Amponsah 11.67s* 27-Mar
Doreen Agyei 11.93s 04-Apr
Akua Obeng-Akrofi 11.99s 03-Apr
StefaniaGyamfi 12.03s 04-Apr Personal Best
ShekaraBoakye 12.17s 03-Apr
Janet Mensah 12.19s 27-Feb
Latifa Ali 12.38s 27-Feb
Happy Abruyah 12.38s 14-Mar
Jennifer Ntiamoah 12.46s 27-Feb
Felicia Frimpong 12.54s 14-Mar
Wind-Aided:
Janet Amponsah 11.12s (5.1 m/s) 28-Mar
ShekaraBoakye 11.97s (2.4 m/s) 28-Mar

200m
Janet Amponsah 23.40s* 07-Mar
Akua Obeng-Akrofi 24.05s 07-Mar
Gemma Acheampong 24.22s 04-Apr
Suzie Acolatse 24.24s 28-Mar
Stephanie Aidoo 24.30s 12-Mar Personal Best
Doreen Agyei 24.44s 04-Apr
StefaniaGyamfi 24.68s 04-Apr
Juanita Mainoo 24.72s 03-Apr Personal Best
ShekaraBoakye 24.84s 21-Feb
Lynette Akai 24.99s 27-Feb
Kate Agyeman 25.14s 14-Mar
Wind-Aided:
Janet Amponsah 23.27s (3.7 m/s) 04-Apr
Gemma Acheampong 24.14s (2.1 m/s) 21-Mar
Lynette Akai 24.73s (3.1 m/s) 04-Apr

400m
Lynette Akai 55.84s 26-Feb
Stephanie Aidoo 56.20s 13-Feb
Salome Agyei 57.21s 14-Mar
AmaLarbi 57.56s 10-Jan
Bless Dupeh 57.56s 21-Mar Personal Best
Vida Ayiglo 58.17s 27-Feb Personal Best

800m
Agnes Abu 2.10.66m 03-Apr
Salome Agyei 2.16.88m 27-Feb
Helen Maasutuo 2.16.94m 27-Feb Personal Best
Vivian Fosuaah 2.18.29m 27-Feb Personal Best

1500m
Agnes Abu 4.31.00m 03-Apr Personal Best
SakatLariba 4.38.96m 14-Mar Personal Best
Helena Maasotuo 4.43.66m 14-Mar Personal Best

One Mile
Lydia Mato 5.03.35m 07-Mar

3000m
Lydia Mato 10.10.73m 06-Mar
Elizabeth Azuure 10.16.67m 14-Mar Personal Best
Charlotte Fordjour 10.25.58m 14-Mar Personal Best
Mariama Yakubu 10.36.48m 27-Feb Personal Best

5000m
Lydia Mato 17.00.64m 20-Mar Personal Best

100mh
Elizabeth Dadzie 14.05s* 28-Mar Personal Best

400mh
Ama Larbi 59.64s 03-Apr

High Jump
Regina Yeboah 1.60m 14-Mar
Ellen Botwe 1.60m 14-Mar Personal Best
Elizabeth Dadzie 1.59m 28-Mar

Long Jump
Elizabeth Dadzie 6.05m 20-Feb
Ebony Owusu-Sampah 5.90m 06-Feb, 07-March
Nadia Eke 5.85m 28-Feb
Felicia Frimpong 5.76m 27-Feb Personal Best
Latifa Ali 5.60m 14-Mar Personal Best
Ellen Botwe 5.49m 27-Feb Personal Best

Triple Jump
Nadia Eke 13.32m** 01-Mar, 14-Mar
Mathilde Boateng 12.88m 21-Feb
Elizabeth Dadzie 12.40m 07-Mar

Shot Putt
ObengMarfo 14.68m 21-Feb
Claudia Ababio 14.18m 12-Feb

Discus
Claudia Ababio 42.69m 28-Mar Personal Best
ObengMarfo 41.42m 03-Apr Personal Best

Hammer
Claudia Ababio 49.97m 28-Mar Personal Best

Heptathlon
Elizabeth Dadzie 5144p* 28-Mar

100m
Solomon Afful 10.53s 21-Mar
Emmanuel Dasor 10.56s 03-Apr
John Osei Kofi 10.59s 14-Mar Personal Best
Emmanuel Appiah-Kubi 10.72s 12-Mar
Stephen Opoku 10.72s 12-Mar
Roland Alena 10.87s 12-Mar
Wind-Aided:
ShadrackAdu-Gyamfi 10.72s (3.7 m/s) 03-Apr

200m
Emmanuel Dasor 21.10s 26-Feb
Solomon Afful 21.21s 12-Mar
John Osei Kofi 21.22s 14-Mar Personal Best

400m
Emmanuel Dasor 47.29s 17-Jan
Daniel Gyasi 47.31s 07-Mar
Robert Anaak 48.42s 14-Mar

800m
Alex Amankwah 1.45.91m*** 03-Apr Personal Best (Ranked World #9)
HernsAgyeman-Duah 1.50.51m 03-Apr Personal Best
Sampson Azumah Laari 1.51.56m 21-Mar

1500m
Alex Amankwah 3.55.23m 28-Mar Personal Best
Sampson Azumah Laari 3.57.42m 20-Mar Personal Best

One Mile
Samson Azumah Laari 4.21.01m 07-Mar

5000m
Samson Azumah Laari 15.21.92m 21-Feb
Malik Yakubu 15.24.63m 14-Mar

400mh
Awal Faisal Mohamed 53.70s 14-Mar Personal Best
Barnabas DompehAryee 53.73s 14-Mar Personal Best
Duncan NuakohAgyeman 53.85s 14-Mar Personal Best

Pole Vault
Jordan Yamoah 5.10m* 02-Apr
AtsuNyamadi 3.50m 06-Dec

High Jump
AtsuNyamadi 2.01m 01-Feb

Long Jump
Richard Seklorwu 7.44m 14-Mar Personal Best
Michael Bruce 7.41m 28-Feb
AtsuNyamadi 7.34m 01-Feb
Mohammed Abubakar 7.34m 06-Mar
Solomon Atosona 7.23m 07-Mar

Triple Jump
Nana Owusu-Nyantekyi 15.67m 01-Mar
Edgar Panford 15.63m 21-Mar
Michael Bruce 15.31m 01-Mar
AtsuNyamadi 15.04m 06-Dec

Shot Putt
Emmanuel Ofori-Asante 15.76m 14-Mar
AtsuNyamadi 14.20m 09-Jan
John Ampomah 14.13m 09-Jan

Discus
Emmanuel Ofori-Asante 42.22m 14-Mar

Javelin
John Ampomah 76.50m** 03-Apr National Record
AwuduBachela 61.64m 14-Mar Personal Best
Emmanuel Gyefa 60.25m 14-Mar Personal Best

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