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Prof. Dodoo re-elected as GAA President

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Prof. Francis Dodoo has been handed another four year term in office as President of the Ghana Athletics Association after winning a close contest against former GAA boss George Lutterodt at the Association's congress on Saturday.

Prof. Francis Dodoo has been handed another four year term in office as President of the Ghana Athletics Association after winning a close contest against former GAA boss George Lutterodt at the Association's congress on Saturday.



Prof. Francis Dodoo has been handed another four year term in office as President of the Ghana Athletics Association after winning a close contest against former GAA boss George Lutterodt at the Association's congress on Saturday, 15th November, 2014.

Prof. Dodoo polled 11 votes while Mr. Lutterodt had 8 out of the votes by the 19 delegates.

"Thank you all and for those who lost today, please come on board and with the right attitude we'll all work for the good of Ghana athletics," Prof. Dodoo said in his victory speech.

"The work is a lot and the more people who are on board, the easier it will be for us all. It's been a long day but we thank God it's over and I wish you all a safe journey back home," the GAA President said.

Meanwhile, Dr. Silvanus L. Lamptey also retained his seat as the Vice President of the GAA after beating his challengers to become the new second in command of Ghana athletics.

Mr. Marc Dzradosi was also elected as the new Treasurer whilst Samuel Ayer was elected unopposed as Organising Secretary.

All will serve a new four-year mandate that will see them supervise the country's participation in the next Olympic Games scheduled for Rio in 2016.

Source: Ghana Athletics Association (GAA)

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