GUSA 2020: UDS Dominate 4×100 Relay Race, Sets New Records

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Gusa Games 2020 at the University of Ghana, Legon

It was a day for new records at the ongoing Ghana Universities Sports Association (GUSA) Games as the University of Development Studies (UDS) set new records in the men’s and women’s 4×100 metre races.

UDS presented strong competitors for both races and that proved to be the decisive factor as they beat the University of Ghana (UG), University of Cape Coast (UCC) and University of Education.

Ladies’ 4x100m race

They started with Rafiatu Nuhu and they were anchored by Kate Agyeman to give the UDS team the gold medal.

In the process, they made a time of 45.946 seconds to beat the previous record of 46.62 seconds set by the University of Ghana in 2017.

Final positions and time

University of Development Studies – 45.946 seconds

University of Cape Coast – 46.304 seconds

University of Ghana – 48.004 seconds

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology – 49.942 seconds.

University of Education, Winneba – 49.312 seconds

Men’s 4×100 race

Wallace Aflammah, Sarfo Ansah, Derrick Sarkodie and Barnabas Aggeh were too strong for their opponents in the 4×100 metres.

UDS won the race in a time of 40.27 seconds with the University of Ghana and UCC coming second and third respectively.

Final positions and time

University of Development Studies – 40.279 seconds

University of Ghana – 40.321 seconds

University of Cape Coast – 40.635 seconds

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology – 40.957 seconds.

University of Education, Winneba – 41.253 seconds

University of Professional Studies – 45.469 seconds

Baah Charles of UEW breaks record in 800m

University of Education, Winneba (UEW)  sprinter, Charles Baah, won gold in the men’s 800m race at 26th edition of the Ghana Universities Sports Association (GUSA) Games.

He finished in a record time of 1:51.162 minutes breaking the record set by Ali Shafic Mohammed of the University of Cape Coast in 2018. Shafic made a time of 1:53.74 minutes.

Baah Charles came from behind to overtake Aglo Eric Noah of the University of Ghana to top the race.

Denyangri Jamal Deen of the University for Development Studies finished the race in third place, winning him the bronze medal.

See Also: GUSA 2020: New Records Set On Athletics Day Two

source: citi sports

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