AAG 2015: Yamoah wins pole vault silver, Ghana picks bronze in relay

yamoaGhana’s Jordan Yamoah won silver in the men’s pole vault event in the ongoing All Africa Games in Congo.

Yamoah cleared a height of 5.20m to finish second behind Algeria’s Cherabi Hichem Khalil who vaulted a height of 5.25m.

Ghana won the bronze medal in the men’s 4 x 100 m relay event in a time of 39.71 seconds.

Ghana’s quartet was made up of Daniel Gyasi, Solomon Afful, Emmanuel Dasor, and Shepard Agbeko.

The race was won by Cote d’Ivoire in a time of 38.93 with Namibia coming second after they clocked 39.22 seconds.

Julia Agawu won bronze in the women’s discuss with a throw of 49.08 m. Janet Amponsah and Dorcas Gyimah both qualified for the second round of the women’s 200m event.

Amponsah ran a time of 23.72 seconds while Gyimah recorded a time of 24.44 seconds.

Ghana also qualified for the second round of men’s 4 x 400m event in a time of 3:08:23. So far, Ghana has won 13 medals at the All Africa Games.

source: citifmonline.com