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ADAM Iddris Athlete
ALHASSAN Sali Matu Athlete
ANSAH Monica Athlete
BOATEMA Linda Athlete
BRUCE Mohammed Ayi Athlete
FERGUSON Cyril Athlete
MILLS Vivian Athlete
MUSA Salamatu Athlete
SAMIR Bastie Athlete
SARAKU Ahmed Athlete

ADAM Iddris
First Name Last Name Gender
Iddris Adam Male
Sport Athletics
Event/s 1500m
3000m
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best 1500m - 3:54:8 Sec; 3000m - 8:24:60sec
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004 Junior National Record Holder - 1500 & 3000m 1st In Both
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Nov - Dec 2004 Commonwealth Youth Games, Bendigo, Australia
Other Interesting Information
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Robert Hackman - veteran long distance runner in Ghana

ALHASSAN Sali Matu
First Name Last Name Gender
Sali Matu Alhassan Female
Sport Athletics
Event/s 100m
200m
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best 100m - 12.0sec; 200m - 24.0sec
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2003 Record Holder Ash Reg 100 - 200m ( G E S ) 1st In Both Events
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Other Interesting Information
National Juniors Record Holder in 100m, 200m & 400m
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Ms Rose Hart - former national athlete.

ANSAH Monica
First Name Last Name Gender
Monica Ansah Female
Sport Athletics
Event/s 100m
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best 100m: 12.02sec
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004 100m Record Holder ( G E S ) Basic Schools 1st
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Other Interesting Information
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Ms Rose Hart - former national athlete.

BOATEMA Linda
First Name Last Name Gender
Linda Boatema Female
Sport Athletics
Event/s 100m
Long Jump
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best 100m: 12.02 Sec: Long Jump - 6.0m
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004 West Africa Junior Championships, Benin 2nd
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Other Interesting Information
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Janet Yakison, - a veteran long jumper in Ghana.

BRUCE Mohammed Ayi
First Name Last Name Gender
Mohammed Ayi Bruce Male
Sport Boxing
Event/s 60kg
WeightClass/Playing Position 60kg
Personal Best National Champion
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2003/2004 National Open Individual Championships 1st
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Nov - Dec 04 Commonwealth Youth Games, Bendigo, Australia
Other Interesting Information
Swimming, movies, boxing and travelling.
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Amateur boxing has put Ghana and Ghanians on the global network of honours.
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Professer Azumah Nelson and Ike Bazooka Quartey.

FERGUSON Cyril
First Name Last Name Gender
Cyril Ferguson Male
Sport Athletics
Event/s 100m
200m
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best 100m - 10.60sec
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004 West Africa Junior Championships 2nd
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2003-04 Regional 100m - 200m - 400m Championships 1st In All Events
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Nov - Dec 04 Commonwealth Youth Games, Bendigo, Australia
Other Interesting Information
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Aziz Zakari

MILLS Vivian
First Name Last Name Gender
Vivian Mills Female
Sport Athletics
Event/s 200m
400m
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best 200m - 24.0sec; 400m - 58.0sec
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004 Record Holder - Basic Ed 200m - 400m 1st In Both
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Other Interesting Information
Record holder general region in 200m & 400m
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Ms Alice Anum - veteran sprinter and former national athlete.

MUSA Salamatu
First Name Last Name Gender
Salamatu Musa Female
Sport Athletics
Event/s 100m
200m
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best 100m - 12.0sec & 200m - 24.0sec
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004 400m Record Holder - Eastern Region 1st
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Other Interesting Information
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Alice Anum, a veteran sprinter for Ghana.

SAMIR Bastie
First Name Last Name Gender
Bastie Samir Male
Sport Boxing
Event/s 64 Kg
WeightClass/Playing Position 64 kg
Personal Best National Champion
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2003/2004 National Individual Open Championship
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Nov - Dec 2004 2004 Commonwealth Youth Games, Bendigo, Australia
Other Interesting Information
I enjoy film, athletics and swimming.
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
A lot of community junior school boys have taken boxing as their main sport.
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Professor Zoom Zoom Barimah & Azumah Nelson.

SARAKU Ahmed
First Name Last Name Gender
Ahmed Saraku Male
Sport Boxing
Event/s 69kg
WeightClass/Playing Position 69kg
Personal Best National Champion
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004 National Champion 1st
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Nov - Dec 2004 Commonwealth Youth Games, Bendigo, Australia
Other Interesting Information
Hold national championship. Hobbies include boxing, tennis, athletics, travelling and sight-seeing adventures.
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Ghana has made good international name through boxing heroes.
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Roy Ankrah (Black Flash), D.K Poison, Azumah Nelso and Ike Quartey.

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