Sierra Leone International star and Harvard University standout Ngozi Musa on Saturday April 9th improved on her Personal Record in the 200 meters as she clocked the race in a new Personal Best time of 24.55 seconds.
Still a Junior athlete who is yet to turn 20 she came close on Saturday to owning both short sprint records in the 100 and 200 meters for Sierra Leone as she came close to breaking Eunice Barber’s 200 meters record of 24.32 seconds set back in 1996.
Ngozi has already made the qualifying mark to compete in the 100 meters at the African Championships in Durban South Africa in late June and is looking to also qualify for the Rio Olympics this summer. Her qualification along with her fellow athletes to these games will need some serious support from the community and the government so that they can make it to these games and beyond without hitches and glitches.
International Rep for the Sierra Leone Athletics Association Mr. Leslie Koroma Sr. of Texas and his organization the Sierra Leone Diaspora Sports Foundation will be launching a community effort to raise the necessary support to assist these world class athletes get to these meets and beyond in an effort that will be launched later this week. So stay tuned and get ready to show your love and support for Team Salone, #teamsalone. Please also show your support by Liking the Team Salone Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/teamsalone/?ref=bookmarks (Please click on the link to take you to the page)