She had been running good times a bit above 11.30seconds, but want to run 10 seconds or below to become a champion.
According to the sprinter, it is not easy competing against fellow West Africans especially Nigerians who are very good athletes and then the Americans and Jamaicans.
Flings who has successfully completed her first degree in Health Care at an American university said she wants to continue with education and athletics for now, then move into full health practice or sports management.
She expressed that there are lots o opportunities for sports lovers and advises the youth of Ghana to take to sports and be running, jumping or kicking the global leather as if one does it well, one is assured of hitting a jackpot.
“Combing education and sports is just amazing, and that is what I think every youth or student should do. There are many sports disciplines and one can join to run, play soccer, basketball, tennis, volleyball, handball, hockey or baseball” she said.
She urged the media to support sportsmen and women, especially the rising stars, so that their moral and passion can rise.
She commended Prof. Francis Dodoo for supporting athletics by organizing scholarships for some students who are gradually picking up in American Universities.
She also wished that Ghana Sports can rise higher with the new leadership of the GOC.
She was supposed to represent the Athletes Commission together with swimmer Abeiku Jackson, however Congress refused to allow them to vote until their Commission had been accepted by Congress as one of the recognised eligible consistencies under the GOC.
Owusu-Agyapong attended Syracuse University on an athletic scholarship. While at Syracuse she broke the school records for the 55, 60, and 100 metres and was a two-time 2nd team All-American. She graduated from Syracuse with a Bachelor of Science in Public Health.
By Sammy Heywood Okine