The 56th edition of the University of Ghana and Total’s Inter halls Athletics competition Kick-started today as athletes showcased great talent.
The day started with the 100/110m hurdle heats for both men and women, high jump for women and the 100m heat for men and women.
Grace Efia Ofua Arkoh from the Mensah Sarbah Hall won the 100m hurdle in the Women’s heats. She competed with the likes Hafissah Yaaba Adjei and Ellizabeth Pratt.
Doreen Gagba from Akuafo Hall was just on fire as she won the Women’s high jump with 1.55 meters.
Emmanuel Sarga from Commonwealth hall was the man for the day in the Javelin events as he won gold.
Commonwealth hall represented well as Emmanuel Desu also emerged as the winner for the for the Men’s Triple Jump and Radha Komla Lagble winning gold in the Men’s edition of the 5000m race.
Beatrice Owusua from the Mensah Sarbah hall won the females 5000m race after winning it in last year’s championship.
Day two (October 17) will see the finals in the Long Jump, Triple Jump, 400m, Shot Put, 1500m, 100m, and Pole Vault.
Story by: James Paa Kweku Eshun | Univers Sports | universnewsroom.com