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GAA Rankings: Nadia Eke shines at NCAA Indoor champs

posted 23 Apr, 15 • Category: News • Comments: 0
Nadia Eke’s bronze medal feat, three 4th place finishes in the long and triple jumps (Michael Bruce) and the 60m hurdles (Ibrahim Yakabu) as well as a 5.05m (SB) vault by Jordan Yamoa

Nadia Eke’s bronze medal feat, three 4th place finishes in the long and triple jumps (Michael Bruce) and the 60m hurdles (Ibrahim Yakabu) as well as a 5.05m (SB) vault by Jordan Yamoa



Nadia Eke’s bronze medal feat, three 4th place finishes in the long and triple jumps (Michael Bruce) and the 60m hurdles (Ibrahim Yakabu) as well as a 5.05m (SB) vault by Jordan Yamoah, provided the highlight of Ghanaian performances in two days of competition at the NCAA Indoor Championships, which finished in Fayetteville on Saturday.

Nadia Eke won a bronze medal at the NCAA Division I National Track and Field
Championships with a PB-equaling distance of 13.32m.
This continues a stellar series of competitions beginning with her 10th place finish in the Commonwealth Games Final, silver medal at the 2014 African Championships, and the subsequent representing of Africa at the 2014 IAAF Continental Cup, formerly known as the World Cup.

Also, on Saturday night, new national indoor 800m record holder, Alex Amankwah successfully ended the indoor season with a 6th place finish in the 800m.

Meanwhile, in the NCAA Division II National Championships, Ghanaian athletes secured three 4th place finishes in the long and triple jumps (Michael Bruce) and the 60m hurdles (Ibrahim Yakabu), with Jordan Yamoah finishing 7th in the pole vault with a season best 5.05m.

Elsewhere in the NCAA Division III National Championships, Katakyie Ofori-Atta
finished 9th in the 60m dash.

Below are the latest Ghana Athletics Association rankings for March, 2015:



55m

Janet Amponsah 6.93s 30-Jan National Record/World Ranking #9

Suzie Acolatse 6.98s 16-Feb Personal Best

Doreen Agyei 7.16s 01-Feb Personal Best



60m

Flings Owusu-Agyapong 7.18s 16-Jan =National Record/World Ranking #12

Janet Amponsah 7.40s 07-Feb Personal Best

Gemma Acheampong 7.49s 06-Dec Personal Best

Shekara Boakye 7.49s 16-Jan Personal Best

Akua Obeng-Akrofi 7.54s 28-Feb Personal Best

Hand Time:

Gemma Acheampong 7.2s 22-Feb

Akua Obeng-Akrofi 7.3s 05-Dec



200m

Janet Amponsah 23.40s 07-Mar National Record

Akua Obeng-Akrofi 24.05s 07-Mar Personal Best

Gemma Acheampong 24.41s 07-Feb Personal Best

Stephanie Aidoo 24.83s 01-Mar Personal Best

Shekara Boakye 24.84s 21-Feb Personal Best

Doreen Agyei 24.98s 07-Feb Personal Best

Lynette Akai 24.99s 27-Feb Personal Best



300m

Gemma Acheampong 39.50s 16-Jan Personal Best

400m

Lynette Akai 55.84s 26-Feb Personal Best

Stephanie Aidoo 56.20s 13-Feb Personal Best

Ama Larbi 57.56s 10-Jan

Bless Dupeh 57.86s 27-Feb Personal Best

Elizabeth Dadzie 59.07s 04-Dec



500m

Stephanie Aidoo 1.17.28m 16-Jan Personal Best

Bless Dupeh 1.17.63m 09-Jan Personal Best



600m

Lynette Akai 1.37.74m 06-Feb Personal Best

Bless Dupeh 1.39.63m 04-Dec Personal Best



800m

Ama Larbi 2.19.23m 06-Feb Personal Best



1000m

Lydia Mato 2.58.42m 07-Mar Personal Best



One Mile

Lydia Mato 5.03.35m 07-Mar Personal Best



3000m

Lydia Mato 10.10.73s 06-Mar



5000m

Lydia Mato 17.14.40s 16-Jan Personal Best



60mh

Elizabeth Dadzie 8.47s 07-Mar Personal Best



High Jump

Elizabeth Dadzie 1.55m 06-Dec



Long Jump

Elizabeth Dadzie 6.05m 20-Feb

Ebony Owusu-Sampah 5.90m 06-Feb, 07-March Personal Best

Nadia Eke 5.85m 28-Feb Personal Best



Triple Jump

Nadia Eke 13.32m 1-Mar, 14-Mar Personal Best

Mathilde Boateng 12.88m 21-Feb

Elizabeth Dadzie 12.40m 07-Mar Personal Best



Shot Putt

Obeng Marfo 14.68m 21-Feb Personal Best

Claudia Ababio 14.18m 12-Feb Personal Best



Weight Throw

Obeng Marfo 17.76m 13-Feb Personal Best

Claudia Ababio 17.60m 17-Jan Personal Best



Pentathlon

Elizabeth Dadzie 3594p 30-Jan





60m

Allah Laryea Akrong 6.74s 09-Jan

Solomon Afful 6.83s 06-Mar Personal Best

Emmanuel Dasor 6.82s 06-Feb Personal Best

Katakyie Ofori-Atta 6.88s 21-Feb Personal Best

Tim Abeyie 6.89s 24-Jan

Shadrack Adu-Gyamfi 6.95s 09-Jan



200m

Emmanuel Dasor 21.10s 26-Feb Personal Best

Solomon Afful 21.51s 06-Mar Personal Best

Daniel Gyasi 22.11s 24-Jan Personal Best

Katakyie Ofori-Atta 22.26s 31-Jan Personal Best

Shadrack Adu-Gyamfi 22.59s 09-Jan



400m

Emmanuel Dasor 47.29s 17-Jan Personal Best

Daniel Gyasi 47.31s 07-Mar Personal Best

Kwame Donyinah 49.38s 24-Jan



600y

Daniel Gyasi 1.11.23s 30-Jan Personal Best



600m

Emmanuel Dasor 1.22.24s 04-Dec



800m

Alex Amankwah 1.46.86m 24-Jan National Record/World Ranking #12



1000m

Samson Azumah Laari 2.29.79m 07-Mar Personal Best



One Mile

Samson Azumah Laari 4.21.01m 07-Mar Personal Best



5000m

Samson Azumah Laari 15.21.92m 21-Feb Personal Best



60mh

Yakabu Ibrahim 7.88s 13-Mar Personal Best

Atsu Nyamadi 8.41s 04-Dec Personal Best



Pole Vault

Jordan Yamoah 5.05m 14-Mar

Atsu Nyamadi 3.50m 06-Dec Personal Best



High Jump

Atsu Nyamadi 2.01m 01-Feb Personal Best



Long Jump

Michael Bruce 7.41m 28-Feb Personal Best

Atsu Nyamadi 7.34m 01-Feb Personal Best

Mohammed Abubakar 7.34m 06-Mar Personal Best



Triple Jump

Nana Owusu-Nyantekyi 15.67m 01-Mar Personal Best

Michael Bruce 15.31m 01-Mar Personal Best

Atsu Nyamadi 15.04m 06-Dec Personal Best



Shot Putt

Atsu Nyamadi 14.20m 09-Jan Personal Best

John Ampomah 14.13m 09-Jan Personal Best



Heptathlon

Atsu Nyamadi 5061p 26-Feb Personal Best

Source: Ghana Athletics Association (GAA)

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