Sam Effah

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Sam Effah
Personal information
NationalityCanadian
Born (1988-12-29) December 29, 1988 (age 30)
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Height176 cm (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Weight83 kg (183 lb)[1]
Sport
SportRunning
Event(s)50 metres, 60 metres, 100 metres, 200 metres, 300 metres

Sam Effah (born December 29, 1988) is a Canadian sprinter. Effah's parents both emigrated from Ghana before moving to Calgary, Alberta, where Sam Effah was born.[2] Effah is the fourth fastest Canadian ever after running a 10.06 in the 100 metre in July 2010.[2] Former Canadian star Bruny Surin is one of the Canadians to have run under 10 seconds and he offered his coaching services free to Effah in hopes that he too could break through.[2] At the 2009 Canada Games Effah won the gold medal in the 200 m.

Personal bests[edit]

Event Time (seconds) Venue Date
50 metres 5.67 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada February 3, 2011
60 metres 6.57 Windsor, Ontario, Canada March 11, 2010
100 metres 10.06 Miramar, Florida, United States July 9, 2010
200 metres 20.65 Charlottetown, P.E.I., Canada August 27, 2009
300 metres 33.30 Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada February 6, 2010

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Sam Effah". results.gc2018.com. 2018 Commonwealth Games. Retrieved 6 April 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "Canadian sprinter Sam Effah: 'Run like you're going to win'". Toronto Star. 3 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-06.

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