TOKYO, Japan (KAMR/KCIT) — West Texas A&M freshman Benjamin Azamati and Ghana’s 4×100-meter relay team qualified to run in the final with a time of 38.08 seconds, having the eighth slowest time of the eight qualifiers.
The quartet of the Ghana sprinters broke the national record which stood at 38.12 seconds.
The final is scheduled for Friday, August 6, at 8:50 a.m. where the quartet aims to win Ghana’s first ever medal in Track and Field.
Azamati ran in the 100m dash at the 2020 Olympic Games last week. The freshman sprinter ran in Round 1 of the men’s Heat 7 clocking in a time of 10.13 seconds.