GUSA 2020: New Records Set On Athletics Day Two

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Gusa Games 2020 at the University of Ghana, Legon

The University of Development Studies (UDS) and the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) have set new records in the men’s and women’s 4×400 metre events in the ongoing GUSA Games.

Female Division

University of Development Studies broke the record set by the University of Cape Coast (UCC) which was 3:46.16 minutes in 2018.

The team, which was made up of Kate Agyemang and Rafiatu Nuhu, bettered their performance from last year and did a time of 3:44.3633 minutes to clinch gold.

Grace Obour and her University of Ghana teammates had a bad day at the office as they could not make a podium finish despite the loud cheers from the home crowd.

UCC, however, beat all odds to win silver with a time of 3:50.709 minutes while University of Education, Winneba was third with a time of 3:55.343 minutes.

Male Division

Gad Owusu led the UEW to victory ahead of the University of Ghana and smashed the 4×400 metre record in the process. They recorded a time of 3:09.259 in the final and put the previous record of 3:11.30 minutes, which was set by the UCC, to bed.

How they finished and their times

1- University of Education, Winneba – 3:09.259

2- University of Ghana – 3:09.405 minutes

3- University of Development Studies – 3:10.867

4- University of Cape Coast – 3:11.551

5- Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology – 3:20.471

See Also:

GUSA 2020: African Games Gold Medalist Benjamin Azamati Wins Gold In 100m Final

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

source: citi sports

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