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Anim and Gaisah grab silver medals for Ghana

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Vida Anim

Sprinter Vida Anim won silver in the Women’s 200 meter finals at the Zimpeto Stadium on Thursday, to increase Ghana’s total medals haul at the on-going 10th All Africa Games in Maputo, Mozambique.

Anim, who failed in her attempt in the 100 meters finals, made amends in the 200 meters by placing second behind Nigeria’s Damola Osayemi.

The sprint queen, the continent’s best in the 200 meters race after winning gold at the last Africa Games in Algeria, had to struggle after the race as she was rushed to the clinic for an emergency treatment.

She was later treated on recovery and discharged there after.

In a related development, Ghana’s medal hope, Ignatius Gaisah also won silver in the Long Jump category to complete Ghana’s campaign in Athletics, which ended on Thursday, September 14.

The feat of the two athletes has shot Ghana’s medals to 13 on the medal table and a possible position boost on the table.

Source: GNA

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