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Commonwealth Games: Joseph Paul Amoah progresses 200m semis as 2 others make high jump final

Joseph Paul Amoah has qualified for the men’s 200m semifinal at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, UK.

The national 200m record holder finished first in heat five of the heats with a time of 20.58s and qualified for the final via an automatic qualifying slot.

University of Ghana’s Abdul-Rasheed Saminu finished third in his first outing at the Commonwealth Games missing out on an automatic qualification to the semifinal of the 200m event.

Years after he was suspended as General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for misconduct, Kwabena Agyei Agyapong is still very much convinced he was treated unfairly by the party.

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In other events, Abigail Kwarteng is through to the High Jump final after clearing a height of 1.81m.

Abigail was the best performer in women’s qualifying B and makes the final despite not clearing the automatic qualifying height of 1.90s .

Rose Yeboah is through to the High Jump final on her first attempt after clearing a height of 1.81m.

Rose missed out on the automatic qualifying mark of 1.90s but went through as one of 12 best performances

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