Long Jumper, Deborah Acquah, Wins Ghana’s 13th Medal

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Deborah Acquah has won Ghana’s 13th medal at the ongoing African Games in Morocco, winning silver in the women’s Long Jump, with a distance of 6.37m on her second attempt.

Acquah, who has been battling a back injury since last year, shook off the disappointments of the events of Wednesday evening where she ran the 3rd leg of the women’s relay team that finished 8th, to add to the country’s medal haul.

See Also: UCC Student And High Jumper, Rose Yeboah Wins Ghana’s First Gold Medal At The 2019 African Games

Ghana now has 13 medals overall after 11 days of competition in Rabat, Morocco.

Elsewhere, all 3 Ghanaian sprinters missed out on the finals of the 200m. Grace Obour (24.08s) finished 5th in her semi-finals; Edwin Gadayi (20.92s) came 4th in his semi-finals and Martin Owusu Antwi m(20.97s) a 3rd place finish in his semi-finals.

See Also: Meet The Golden Quartet: Ghana’s Gold-Winning 4x100m Relay Team

Regina Yeboah came 3rd in the heptathlon 800m event in a time of 2:22.34. She finished behind Noura Enaadi (2nd) of Morocco and Ruth Francis of Nigeria (1st)

source: Citi sports

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