Reigning Ghana’s Fastest Human Shadrach Opoku Agyeman, placed second on 10.62secs as Desmond Aryee, African University Games champion took the third position on 10.67secs.
The final race at El Wak Stadium was indeed hot and after four false starts, Amoah ran the race of his life which has shot him to instant fame.
Ida Mensah from the University of Ghana, Legon who is a junior athlete but tried the seniors won the female final race on 11.81secs. She was tailed by Kate Agyeman on 12.09secs and Rafia Yakubu on 12.91secs.
Gifty Oku won the U18 Girls with 12.61secs, second was Mary Boakye with 12.67secs and Emelia Boakye with 12.88secs.
In the boys U18, Samuel Asare was first on 10.90 secs, followed by Martinson Yeboah with 10.95secs and Dan Ajei took the third position on 11.01secs.
Deputy Director (Technical) at the National Sports Authority (NSA) Saka Acquaye who presented the donation alongside a relative of the late G.S Laryea commended the young runners most of whom had traveled from the Ashanti Region, and urged them to take sports and education very serious.
Ida Mensah, the top female sprinter told your’s truly she finds time to train and learn. The top grader in academics appealed to the government and companies to support athletics.
Paul Amoah said athletes should be taken good care of by the GAA and the NSA. He also complained about the tracks and hoped it was renovated.
Moringa King staff won a special 100meters x 4 Corporate Race, outrunning Adidas, GNPC and Surfline.