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rlg Ghana Grand Prix

posted 23 Aug, 13 • Category: Competitions • Comments: 0
The rlg Ghana Grand Prix is an International track and field competition which has been staged annually in Ghana since the first edition at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi 2011.

The rlg Ghana Grand Prix is an International track and field competition which has been staged annually in Ghana since the first edition at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi 2011.

The rlg Ghana Grand Prix is an International track and field competition which has been staged annually in Ghana since the first edition at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi 2011.

The competition forms part of the Ghana Athletics Association’s efforts towards revitalizing athletics in Ghana, and encouraging the young ones to take an interest in the sport.

The event brings together over 45 foreign athletes and 60 locally based Ghanaian athletes in a four-hour international athletics competition at the Baba Yara Stadium.

Athletes from the USA, Jamaica, South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, France, the United Kingdom, and elsewhere have competed in this event. They include America's 100m bronze medallist at the 2012 Olympic Games Tianna Madison, Nichole Denby (100m hurdles), Alie Israel (100m/200m), Shericka Mozell (100m/100m hurdles), Jarod Tobler (Long Jump) and Terrell Wilks (100m/200m).

Ghana’s foreign-based athletes such as Aziz Zakari, Ignatius Gaisah(now a Dutch citizen), Margaret Simpson and Vida Anim have all competed in the event.

The 2011 and 2012 rlg Ghana Grand Prix took place under the distinguished patronage of the then President John Evans Atta Mills.

The Grand Prix is a one-day professionally organized international athletics event, sponsored by rlg Communications. Other partners are GCNET, Ghana AIDS Commission, Ghana Television, GBC Radio, Daily Graphic and the Daily Express Newspaper.

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