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Track & Field News of Wednesday, 18 September 2019


Ghana's Abdul Sani Brown named in Japan’s team for IAAF World Athletics Championships

Ghanaian born Abdul Hakim Sani Brown has been included in the fifty-five [55] athletes-team that will be competing for Japan in the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019.

Born to a Ghanaian father and a Japanese mother, Sani Brown shot to prominence in 2015 when he won gold in the men’s 100m finals at the World Youth Championships with a time of 10.28 seconds.

Sani [20] has already qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games running 9.99 seconds on May 12, 2019

Team Japan also includes Yusuke Suzuki, the world record-holder in the 20km race walk who will be making his championship 50km debut in Doha, and Toshikazu Yamanishi, the world leader in the 20km race walk.

The IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 will be held from 27 September until 6 October.

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