Liberia’s athletics team has snatched 21 medals in the Youth and Junior Championships in the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) Region II Competition at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium in Ghana.
Team Liberia, comprising 15 athletes, won one (1) gold, seven (7) silver, and thirteen (13) bronze medals at the end of the two-days regional track and field events.
In the Youth Male edition, Team Liberia won the gold medal in 200m. Seven (7) silver medals were secured in Youth Male 100m, Javelin, Medley Relay (4pcs), and Women High Jump. Team Liberia settled for four bronze medals in the Youth Male category; 100m, 400m, and Shot Put.
Also, Team Liberia grabbed five bronze medals in the Youth Women’s category including Long Jump and Medley Relay (4pcs), and additional five bronze medals in the Junior Male Category; 4x100m (4pcs), Javelin, and 400m.
The Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Youth and Sports funded Team Liberia’s participation. It may be recalled, that Team Liberia departed for Ghana Wednesday, May 19, 2022, to participate in the 2022 two days CAA Region II Youth/Junior Championship in the Central Region of Ghana’s capital Cape Coast.
The 22-man delegation was headed by the Vice President for Technical Affairs, Atty. Frederick B. Kray. Liberia’s athletics delegation will return to the country this Monday, May 23, 2022.
The 15 athletes who obtained the 21 medals include; Arthur Quaqua, Telvin Jallah, Saybah Kolee, and Triphina Turay. Others are Abraham Davies, Robert Williams, Christopher Krah, Musa Kamara, Lassanna Tawallay, Fred Krah, Jr., Patrick Flomo, Anna Freeman, Marthaline Kesselly, Winston Nuwon and
Reported by Sports Director: Sylvester Tamba
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