Ghana Athletic Association (GAA) has released a statement in relation to the hullabaloo surrounding Speedster Ansah Sarfo’s qualification to Tokyo Olympic Games which will be staged in Tokyo, Japan.
Ansah Sarfo, an alumnus of Jachie Pramso Senior High School (Mighty Japass) posted an amazing time of 10.14 seconds in GNPC Ghana’s Fastest Human Competition staged at the Paa Joe Sports Stadium, KNUST, Kumasi on Saturday May 15, 2021.
His surreal performance saw lovers of athletics and the wider sports craze Ghanaian population eulogizing the young speedster for his qualification to the Tokyo Olympic Games – a situation which has divided opinions on the legitimacy of his qualification.
However, in a bide to bring clarity to the status of Ansah Sarfo, the Ghana Athletic Association stated in a press release the Ghanaian athlete missed the qualification time by a whisker – 10.05 seconds.
The GAA commended the athlete for his performance and also assured Ghanaians their outfit are engaging the technical team and World Athletics to ratify the results posted by Sarfo.
Below is the press release from the Ghana Athletics Association:
Meanwhile, founder of the GNPC Ghana Fastest Human concept, Mr. Reks Brobbey expressed his joy over the achievement.
Ghana’s Fastest Human Final Of Finals 2021 – Full Results
1st. Kyeremanteng Nathaniel, Koraa Sports Consult- 10.70
2nd. Fantevi Francis,Korley Kope JHS, 10.74
3rd. Andoh Joseph, Diabene SHS, 10.74
1st. Kwartemaa Benedicta, Okess, 12.10
2nd. Kusime Diamond, Mfantseman Girls SHS, 12.41
3rd. Awudi Felicia, Kpone SHS, 12.51
1st. Ansah Sarfo, Speedsters Club, 10.14
2nd. Aggerh Barnabas, UDS, 10.29
3rd. Edwin Gadayi, Speedsters Club, 10.34