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Other Sports of Monday, 12 February 2018


Ghana's Akwasi Frimpong to make history in Winter Olympics

Ghana international athlete Akwasi Frimpong will make history as he competes today 12th February 2018, in skeleton at the Winter Olympic Sliding Centre in the on-going games in Pyeongchang South Korea.

Frimpong a skeleton athlete will make history as the first Ghanaian to represent the nation at the Winter Olympics.

He has won 4 bronze, 4 silver, and 8 gold medals in various national and international sports events.

The athlete, who was raised in Ghana, moved to the Netherlands at the age of 8 and started running when he was 15.

In 2003, he became the Dutch National Junior Champion in the 200-meter sprints, which earned him the nickname ‘GoldenSprint.