Ghana is close to winning a first medal at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Australia, following female sprinter Hor Halutie’s qualification to the women’s 100 metre final.

Ghana is yet to win a single, medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games which are being held in Gold Coast, Australia.

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However, that could soon change after Halutie’s incredible journey to the final of the women’s 100m race.

Before then, she had impressively outrun her opponents with a time of 11 minutes, 45 seconds (11:45s) to make it to the semi-final stage proper.

The 19-year-old’s qualification to the women’s 100m final comes as welcoming news following a poor string of performance from Ghana’s contingent at the games.

Sprinters Gemma Acheampong and Flings Owusu Agyapong, both failed to make the finals after they both finished 6th in semi-final 1 and 2 respectively.


Ghana’s Hockey team has also not been good enough, and recently lost 12-0 to New Zealand.

Meanwhile, it has been a good games for Ghanaian boxers, with Yaw Addo and Jessie Lartey both claiming wins in their respective bouts.