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Sports News of Sunday, 26 May 2019


Meet the shoe shine boy with no leg who won World 100m race

A Ghanaian physically challenged man has proven that disability is not inability.

Ralphael Botsyo, born with no legs grew up to be a shoe shine boy in Sunyani, with a self-made wheelchair.

His passion for sports made him relocate to Accra when he got to know that there was a sports for disabled people.

Few years after joining the disabled sports in Accra, Ralphael defied all and rose from glory to glory.

He’s been a National Wheelchair Racing Champion, All African Games Champion, Commonwealth Games Champion and a multiple Olympian.

He had added another feat to the already tall list of his by winning the T54 World Wheelchair 100m race in Arizona, USA on Friday, 24th May 2019.