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2016 Olympic Games: Team Ghana arrives in Rio

Team Ghana

Ghana’s contingent for 2016 Olympic Games has arrived in Rio for the global multi-sport event.

The team left Accra Monday and have been welcomed to the South American country.

The team is led by the Chef de Mission, Chris Essilfie.

Ghana is sending 14 athletes to this year’s Olympic Games, which begin on Friday, August 5.

The country will be represented by nine track and field athletes, two swimmers, a boxer, a weightlifter and a judoka, who has the brightest chance of reaching the medal’s zone.

Ghana’s 2016 Olympians:

Beatrice Gyaman (4 X 100m)

Emmanuel Dasor (200m)

Gemma Acheampong (4 X 100m)

Flings Owusu-Agyapong (100m, 4 X 100m)

Sean Sarfo-Antwi (100m)

John Ampomah (Javelin)

Alex Amankwah (800m)

Janet Amponsah (200m, 4 X 100m)

Dorcas Gyimah (4 X 100m)

Abeiku Gyekye Jackson (50m freestyle)

Abdul Omar (Bantamweight)

Szandra Szogedi (63kg)

Kaya Adwoa Forson (200m freestyle)

Christian Amoah (85kg)

By Emmanuel Kwame Amoh|3news.com|Ghana

Twitter: @3Newsgh

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