Kwaku Boateng (athlete)

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Kwaku Boateng (born 30 June 1974 in Eastmont, Ghana) is a Canadian high jumper. His personal best jump is 2.34 metres, achieved in July 2000 in Zagreb. Boateng competed representing Ghana from 1993 to 1997 and since has competed for Canada. His hometown is Montreal.His Two sons Tristan Boateng (born 19 December 2006 in Quebec, and Kwaidan Boateng (born 12 December 2006 in Quebec are athlete's.Tristan does competitive gymnastics and Kwaidan does track and field.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Ghana
1994 Commonwealth Games Victoria, Canada 20th (q) 2.05 m
Representing  Canada
1997 World Indoor Championships Paris, France 18th (q) 2.20 m
1999 Pan American Games Winnipeg, Canada 1st 2.25 m
World Championships Seville, Spain 6th 2.29 m
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 12th 2.25 m
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisbon, Portugal 12th 2.20 m
Jeux de la Francophonie Ottawa, Canada 2nd 2.31 m
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 8th 2.25 m
2002 Commonwealth Games Manchester, United Kingdom 2nd 2.25 m
2005 Jeux de la Francophonie Niamey, Niger 2nd 2.20 m

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