Dadzie dips in latest GAA rankings

ELizabeth DadzieThe latest Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) rankings revealed some outstanding individual performances from Ghanaian athletes in the USA and Europe with more seasonal bests and even some personal bests.

African heptathlon silver medalist Elizabeth Dadzie leads the honours after finally dipping below 14 secs in the 100m hurdles for the first time in her life with a 13.95 clocking.

Meanwhile, African triple jump silver medalist Nadia Eke toppled Elizabeth Dadzie from the top of the long jump rankings after leaping to a personal best 6.06m. Dadzie is second with 6.05m.

Elsewhere, Barton County phenomenon Lydia Ataa Afia Mato chalked another impressive milestone, dipping below 10 minutes for the first time, in 9:53.76 in the 3000m.

Her school mate Samson Azumah Laari also produced another 800m personal best of 1:51.48.

Sprinter Janet Amponsah clocked a life time best 55.88s in the 400m and Jordan Yamoah’s encouraging recovery continues as he produced another seasonal best at 5.11m.

Youngster Suzie Acolatse ran a fast 11.52s, albeit wind-aided in the 100m while Emmanuel Dasor recorded a rapid, albeit windy, 20.79s in the 200m.

Qualifiers for the African Games are now at eleven and counting.

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