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Sports Ministry releases $84,990 for World Athletics Championship

By Aforsah Godfred / Published on Friday, 04 Aug 2017 03:35 AM / No Comments

The Ministry of Youth and Sports has made available $84,990 for eight Ghanaian athletes to compete in the 2017 IAAF World Athletic Championship in London.

All the athletes that will be representing Ghana in the competition which starts from 4 August and ends on 13 August have already arrived.

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Ghana’s athletics team has notable names like 200m sprinter Jane Amponsah, 400m runner Emmanuel Dasor, among others.

The total budget presented by Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) is $84,990, which will cover air fares, accommodation, feeding and per diem. Ghana’s campaign begins on August 5, when Emmanuel Dasor takes on the tracks for the 400m.

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