Ghana at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics

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Ghana at the
World Championships in Athletics

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Flag of Ghana
IAAF code GHA
National federation Ghana Athletics Association
At the 2011 World Championships in Athletics
in Daegu
Competitors 6
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
2009
2013

Ghana competed at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics from August 27 to September 4 in Daegu, South Korea.

Team selection[edit]

A team of 7 athletes was announced to represent the country in the event. The team was led by 2005 World Championships heptathlon bronze medalist Margaret Simpson.[1]

The following athlete appeared on the preliminary Entry List,[2] but not on the Official Start List of the specific event,[3] resulting in total number of 6 competitors:

KEY: Did not participate Competed in another event
Event Athlete
Men 4 x 100 metres relay Agbeko Shepherd

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

In the men's 100 metres heats on August 27, 2011, Aziz Zakari placed 6th in the race with a time of 10.55 seconds. He could thus not advance to the next round. His ranking at the heats stage was 35.[4]

Athlete Event Preliminaries Heats Semifinals Final
Time
Width
Height
Rank Time
Width
Height
Rank Time
Width
Height
Rank Time
Width
Height
Rank
Aziz Zakari 100 metres 10.55 35 Did not advance
Emmanuel Kubi
Tim Abeyie
Agyapong Ashhad
Aziz Zakari
4 x 100 metres relay 39.17 16 Did not advance
Ignatius Gaisah Long jump 7.92 17 Did not advance

Ignisious Gaisah competed in the Long jump heats on 2 September 2011. His best jump of 7.92m meant he ranked 17th, falling outside the top 12 who qualified for the final.[5]

The men's 4x100 metres relay is scheduled to take part in heat 1 on September 4, 2011.[6]

Women[edit]

Heptathlon

Margaret Simpson was Ghana's sole female competitor at the games. She placed 14th in the heptathlon with 6183 points.[7]

Margaret Simpson Heptathlon
Event Results Points Rank
100 m hurdles 13.43 SB 1060 9
High jump 1.80 SB 978 12
Shot put 12.48 693 21
200 m 25.23 866 16
Long jump 5.88 813 24
Javelin throw 53.13 921 2
800 m 2:17.91 852 20
Total 6183 14

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ghana to participate in four events at World Athletics Championship, Ghana News Agency, 2011-08-18, retrieved 2011-08-19 
  2. ^ IAAF (August 21, 2011), Entry Lists by Country, retrieved August 21, 2011 
  3. ^ IAAF, Athletes participating per day, retrieved September 7, 2011 
  4. ^ "Daegu 2011 - Timetable/Results". IAAF. Retrieved 2011-09-03. 
  5. ^ "Long Jump - Men Qualification". IAAF. Retrieved 2011-09-03. 
  6. ^ "4x100 Metres Relay - M HEATS". IAAF. Retrieved 2011-09-03. 
  7. ^ "Heptathlon - Women". IAAF. Retrieved 2011-09-03. 

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