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100 Days To Tokyo 2020: GOC President Salutes Qualified Athletes

FILED - A sticker alters the Tokyo Games from 2020 to 2021 in the gym of German wrestler Frank Staebler. On Monday local organizers said the opening of the torch relay ahead of the Games would take place without spectators due to the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Marijan Murat/dpa
FILED – A sticker alters the Tokyo Games from 2020 to 2021 in the gym of German wrestler Frank Staebler. On Monday local organizers said the opening of the torch relay ahead of the Games would take place without spectators due to the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Marijan Murat/dpa

Marking 100 days more before the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, Mr. Ben Nunoo Mensah, President of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) has issued a statement to congratulate all the six athletes and boxers who have so far qualified for the biggest sports festival in the world.

He point out rising super star, Benjamin Azamati for breaking the 22 year old national 100 meters record before qualifying.

He hoped that more athletes would qualify by May, then the full compliment of Team Ghana moves to the training camp in Inawashiro, a town in Japan where the Ghanaian champions are going to finally prepare and acclimatize before the Games.

He expressed that the 2020 Games would be without spectators and is going to be much different due to Covid 19, however Ghanaians are going to be with the athletes in spirit and they would shine.