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 1996. From January 1997 he has competed for Canada. His hometown is Montreal, Quebec. His sons are also athletes: Tristan Boateng (competitive gymnastics, born 19 December 2006 in Quebec, and Kwaidan Boateng (track and field, born 12 December 2006 in Quebec.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Ghana
1994 Commonwealth Games Victoria, British Columbia, Canada 20th (q) 2.05 m
Representing  Canada
1997 World Indoor Championships Paris, France 18th (q) 2.20 m
1999 Pan American Games Winnipeg, Manitoba, 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, Ontario, Canada 2nd 2.31 m
World Championships Edmonton, Alberta, 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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