GUSA 2020: African Games Gold Medalist Rose Yeboah Sets New High Jump Record

Rose Yeboah set new GUSA Games high jump record

Ghanaian high jumper, Rose Yeboah has won gold in the ongoing 2020 GUSA Games held at the University of Ghana on Wednesday, January 8, 2020.

The 19-year-old from the University of Cape Coast jumped a height of 1.85M in the competition to break the record set by Abigail Kwarteng in 2016 who recorded 1.70M.

Rose has improved on her personal best which stood at 1.84M; a feat she reached in the African Games in Rabat last year.

The victory is her first in 2020 and will be looking forward to achieving greater heights.

Her new record has put her at par with Margret Simpson (1.85M), Ruky Yeboah (1.85M) and just 0.2 metres below Abigail Kwarteng who is the national champion with a record of (1.87M).

See Also:

GUSA 2020: Rundown Of All That Happened On Day Two And Three

GUSA 2020 A Round Up Of The Results For Day One

source: citi sports

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