The 26th edition of the Ghana Universities Sports Association (GUSA) Games, which is being hosted by the University of Ghana (UG) has seen some records broken, the latest being in the 4×400 relay for both men and women.
The ladies event saw the University of Development Studies (UDS) quartet with the likes of Rafiatu Nuhu, Kate Agyemang and Aduntira Grace, run an astonishing 3:44.36mins to break the previous record of 3:46.16mins set by University of Cape Coast(UCC) in 2018.
UCC placed second with a time of 3:50.70mins whiles University of Education, Winneba (UEW) picked up the third slot on the podium with a time of 3:55.34s.
University of Ghana’s team were unable to impress on their home grounds and make a podium finish despite having bronze medalist at the 2019 All African Games, in their ranks.
In the men’s event, the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) quartet, led by GUSA 400m Champion Gad Owusu, were unstoppable as they set a new record with a time of 3:09.25min, shattering the old one which stood at 3:11.30min, which was set by UCC three years ago.
UGs team came in on their heels to place second with a strong performance as UCC managed to make the podium grabbing third place.
Both UG and UCC finished at 3:09.40min and 3:10.86min respectively.
Story by: Kwamena Afful Cleland | UniversSports