Track & Field News of Thursday, 19 September 2013
Celebrated American sprinter, Carl Lewis will visit Ghana in November to mentor some selected young athletes.
Lewis who is considered the greatest track and field athlete of all time with ten Olympic medals would also hold clinics for students athletes, professional athletes and instructors during his stay.
Reks Brobby, initiator of the Ghana’s Fastest Human project that seeks to unearth a potential Olympic sprint medalist told GNA Sports that Lewis’ visit is to impart knowledge and experience.
Lewis would be the fourth high profile American athlete to visit Ghana after legendary boxer Mohammed Ali, former sprinter queen Marion Jones and tennis star Serena Williams.
So far, 16 of 65 athletes from the Kumasi zone have qualified for the next round of the track event.
About 350 athletes are registered to compete for a look in nationwide.