Ghana’s Janet Amponsah was the only bright spot for Ghana during the women’s 200m event began at Hampden Park in the Commonwealth Games.
She finished 2nd in her heat in a time of 24.05 seconds as the race was won by England’s Jodie Williams in a time of 23.42 seconds.
Amponsah thus qualifies for Thursday’s semi-finals.
Gemma Acheampong could not join Janet as she finished 5th in the women’s 200m heats in a time of 24.90 seconds. The race was won by Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbere in a time of 22.90 seconds.
Doreen Agyei was unsuccessful in her bid after finishing 5th in her 200m heat in a time of 25.27 seconds. Jamaica’s Anneisha McClaughlin won the race with a time of 23.27 seconds
Jodie Williams won the heat in 23.42 seconds
Ghana’s Mary Narteh finished 11th in the women’s javelin with a throw of 48.23 metres. The event was won by Australia’s Kim Mickle with a throw of 65.96 seconds.
In Badminton, Ghana’s Daniel Sam and Emmanuel Donkor lost to Canada’s Adrian Liu and Derrick Ng in the men’s Doubles Round of 32 by 21-7 and 21-12
The women did not do better in the doubles match as they lost to Australia.
Stella Amasah and Evelyn Botwe lost to New Zealand’s Anna Rankin and Madeleine Stapleton 21-10, 21-3
By: Nathan Quao/citifmonline.com/Ghana