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Athlete Profile: Janet Amponsah

posted 8 May, 12 • Category: Profiles • Comments: 0
Sprinter Janet Amponsah wrote her name into the history books after winning fifth place in the 200m final with a new personal best (PB) of 23.41 secs at the 14th IAAF World Junior Athletics Championship in Barcelona, 2012.

Sprinter Janet Amponsah wrote her name into the history books after winning fifth place in the 200m final with a new personal best (PB) of 23.41 secs at the 14th IAAF World Junior Athletics Championship in Barcelona, 2012.

Sprinter Janet Amponsah wrote her name into the history books after winning fifth place in the 200m final with a new personal best (PB) of 23.41 secs at the 14th IAAF World Junior Athletics Championship in Barcelona, 2012.

Janet, who’s PB in the 200m stood at 23.48, knew she had to punch above her weight to grab a medal after clocking 23.49 secs to reach the final. Below is her profile.

COUNTRY : Ghana
DATE OF BIRTH12 APR 1993


COUNTRY: Ghana
DATE OF BIRTH 12 APR 1993

Honours:


100 Metres
Rank Mark Wind Place Date

14th IAAF World Junior Championships 7sf1 11.94 -1.7 Barcelona 11 JUL 2012

200 Metres

Rank Mark Wind Place Date

14th IAAF World Championships 7h1 24.07 0.0 Moskva (Luzhniki) 15 AUG 2013
14th IAAF World Junior Championships 5 23.41 +0.2 Barcelona 13 JUL 2012
13th IAAF World Junior Championships 7h1 24.86 +2.0 Moncton 22 JUL 2010

Personal Best - Outdoor


Performance Wind Place Date

100 Metres 11.51 +0.9 Ouagadougou 05 MAY 2012
200 Metres 23.41 +0.2 Barcelona 13 JUL 2012


Progression - Outdoor:
100 Metres

Performance Wind Place Date

2013 11.70 -0.2 Warri 14 JUN
2012 11.51 +0.9 Ouagadougou 05 MAY

200 Metres

Performance Wind Place Date

2013 23.79 -0.7 Calabar 21 JUN
2012 23.41 +0.2 Barcelona 13 JUL
2010 24.86 +2.0 Moncton 22 JUL
2008 24.48 +0.7 Pune 16 OCT



Source: Ghana Athletics Association (GAA)

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