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    Deborah Acquah sets new National long jump record

    Ghanaian long and triple jump athlete, Deborah Acquah, has set a new national record in the women’s long jump with a smashing  6.81m leap at the LSU Alumni Gold Meet on Saturday in the USA.

    This new record puts to bed a 14 year record set by Ruky Abdulai in 2007.

    Acquah’s mark is just 0.01cm short of the Olympic qualifying mark of 6.82m, which her coaches are confident she will make in time for the summer games in Tokyo, Japan.

    She won silver for Ghana in the women’s long jump at the 2019 African Games in Rabat, Morocco.

    Three Ghanaian athletes have already booked their tickets to the Tokyo Games.

    Joseph Paul Amoah (100m & 200m), Nadia Eke (Triple Jump) and Benjamin Azamati (100M) have all punched their tickets to Tokyo.

     

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