Rio 2016: Janet Amponsah places sixth in women's 200m heat

Jay Ampo Ghanaian sprinter Janet Amponsah finished sixth in the 200 metres Heat 4 of the 2016 Olympic Games currently ongoing in Brazil. She crossed the finish line in a time of 23.67 seconds. Janet, 23, placed sixth out of eight athletes in the competitive Heat that was won by Ivorian Marie-Josee Ta Lou. The Ivorian was joined by Jamaican 100m gold winner Elaine Thompson as the only automatic qualifiers for the semi-finals on Wednesday. Janet's disappointing display continues a poor run for Ghana at the 2016 Olympics. Seven Ghanaian athletes including swimmers Abeiku Jackson and Kaya forson as well as judoka Sandra Szogedi, weightlifter Christian » Read More

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