Ghana hosted the 9th edition of the African arm wrestling championship at the Hathramani Hall located at Accra Sports Stadium. Ghana national team “the golden arms” set a record of taking 88 medals, 31 gold medals, 32 silver medals and 25 bronze medals as compared to last year when they took 21 medals at the 8th edition in Lagos.
For this year, the countries that made their way to Ghana to participate were Nigeria, Mali, Cameroon, Egypt and Togo. Ghana crowned champions, Nigeria followed up in second and Mali third place with 14 and 10 medals respectively.
The Youth and Sports ministry’s advisor, Dr. Owusu Ansah, praised the Ghana Arm-Wrestling federation leadership and the exceed of expectation for a sport that was established less than two years ago.
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