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

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Rose Yeboah

Ghanaian high jumper, Rose Yeboah, has won the country’s first gold medal at the 2019 African Games.

The 19-year-old University of Cape Coast student cleared a height of 1.84m, a Personal Best for the Ecowas U-20 Champion.

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The victory caps off a wonderful 2019 for Yeboah, who also won gold at both the Ecowas U-20 Championships in Abidjan and the African University Olympic Games in Egypt.

Yeboah now ranks 4th in the all-time Ghana high jump records behind record-holder Abigail Kwarteng (1.87m), Margaret Simpson (1.85m) and Ruky Yeboah (1.85m).

Record holder, Abigail Kwarteng, who had been battling shin and splits this year, missed out on a medal.

source: citisports

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