Ghana at the 1964 Summer Olympics

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Ghana at the Olympic Games

Flag of Ghana
IOC code  GHA
NOC Ghana Olympic Committee
At the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo
Competitors 42 in 3 sports
Medals
Rank: 35
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games

*As the Gold Coast

Winter Games

Ghana competed at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Bronze Eddie Blay Boxing Men's Light Welterweight (63.5 kg)

Results by event[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Men's 100 metres

  • Stanley Fabian Allotey
  • Round 1 — 10.7 s (→ 7th in heat, did not advance)
  • Round 1 — 10.6 s (→ 7th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 200 metres

  • Round 1 — 21.9 s (→ 6th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 400 metres

  • Round 1 — 47.1 s (→ 2nd in heat, advanced to 2nd round)
  • Round 2 — 47.0 s (→ 7th in heat, did not advance)
  • Samuel Owusu-Mensah
  • Round 1 — DNS

Men's 1500 metres

  • Eric Donu Amevor
  • Round 1 — 3:58.4 min (→ 11th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 4x100 metres relay

  • Round 1 — 40.8 s (→ 5th in heat, advanced to semi-final)
  • Semi-Final — 40.7 s (→ 8th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 4x400 metres relay

  • Round 1 — 3:10.4 min (→ 5th in heat, did not advance)

Men's long jump

  • Qualification — 753 cm (→ advanced to the final)
  • Final — 730 cm (→ 7th place)

Women's 100 metres

  • Round 1 — 11.9 s (→ 5th in heat, advanced to 2nd round)
  • Round 2 — 11.9 s (→ 6th in heat, did not advance)
  • Round 1 — 12.9 s (→ 8th in heat, did not advance)

Women's 80 metre hurdles

  • Round 1 — 11.3 s (→ 3rd in heat, advanced to semi-finals)
  • Semi Final — 11.1 s (→ 8th in heat, did not advance)

Women's long jump

  • Qualification — 545 cm (→ did not advance)

Boxing[edit]

Flyweight

  • Sulley Shittu
  • Round 1 — defeated Jumaat Ibrahim (MAL) KO-1 2:17
  • Round 2 — lost to John Anthony McCafferty (IRL) 2:3

Bantamweight

  • Cassis Aryee

Lightweight

  • Sammy Lee Amekudji
  • Round 1 — bye
  • Round 2 — lost to Kanemaru Shiratori (JPN) KO-1 1:27

Light welterweight

  • Round 1 — bye
  • Round 2 — defeated Preben R.S. Rasmussen (DEN) 5:0
  • Round 3 — defeated Nol Touch (CAM) KO-2 1:34
  • Quarterfinals — defeated Joao Henrique Da Silva (BRA) 5:0
  • Semi-finals — lost to Jerzy Kulej (POL) 0:5

Light middleweight

  • Eddie Davies
  • Round 1 — defeated Laszlo Sebok (HUN) 5:0
  • Round 2 — defeated Tolman Gibson Jr. (USA) 5:0
  • Quarterfinals — lost to Boris Lagutin (SOV) RET

Middleweight

  • Round 1 — bye
  • Round 2 — defeated James Columbus Rosette (USA) 3:2
  • Quarterfinals — lost to Valery Popenchenko (SOV) 0:5

Light Heavyweight

  • Thomas Arimi
  • Round 1 — bye
  • Round 2 — lost to Sayed Mersal (UAR) 0:5

Football[edit]

Group D[edit]

October 12, 1964
12:00
Argentina  1–1  Ghana
Bulla Goal 26' Report E. Acquah Goal 80'
Yokohama

Referee: Ashkenazi (ISR)

Attendance: 25.000
October 16, 1964
14:00
Japan  2–3  Ghana
Sugiyama Goal 12'
Yaegachi Goal 52'
Report Agyemang Goal 27'
S. AcquahGoal 69'
Fulaiteh Goal 80'
Tokyo

Referee: Nitescu (ROU)

Attendance:
Pld W D L GF GA Pts
 Ghana 2 1 1 0 4 3 3
 Japan 2 1 0 1 5 5 2
 Argentina 2 0 1 1 3 4 1
 Italy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Quarterfinals[edit]

October 18, 1964
12:00
Egypt  5–1  Ghana
Badawi Goal 42' Goal 61'
Riad Goal 65'
Elfanagili Goal 69' Goal 85'
Report Mfum Goal 37'
Tokyo

Referee: Glöckner (GDR)

Attendance: