Ghana wins 22 medals at the Africa Armwrestling Championships


.- The Golden Arms of Ghana
won a total of 22 medals at the just ended Africa Armwrestling Championship in
Lagos Nigeria.

Ghana won four Gold, four Silver and four
Bronze medals from the right Arm battles on the final day of the 2 day
championship at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Surulere.

Ghana placed 2nd to Nigeria in the
Overall team performance winning a Silver Cup.

Arms have thus set a new national record in the total medal haul by any
federation at a single championships.

Mr. Charles Osei Asibey, the president of the
Ghana Armwrestling Federation has expressed delight after their remarkable

“Am elated we made a good impression at
our maiden international meeting, thanks to our sponsors, TT Brothers,
Origional Abe Nsuo and Kofikrom Pharmacy.*This will enhance development and
bring government’s attention to the sport of Armwrestling”. Said Mr Asibey

The winners of medals at the various
categories are; Isaac Nii Amugi (70kg) Gold 2, Bronze 2,

Alberta Ampomah – Police (80kg) Gold 2,

Nii Darku Doddo (75kg) Gold 1, Bronze 1,

Nii Otoo Larkyne – immigration (110kg) Silver

Haruna Tahiru (Disabled) Gold 2

Adjetey Sowah (65kg) Gold 1, Silver 1

Cabu Ocansey (70kg) Silver 2

Ebenezer Nii Armah (+110kg) Bronze 1

Edward Asamoah (90kg) Silver 1, Bronze 1

Masters Category (Over 40yrs) Gold 2, Silver
1, Bronze 1.


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