Tokyo 2020: Benjamin Azamati Finishes 4th And Misses Out On 100m Semis (Video)

Ghanaian sprinter, Benjamin Azamati has missed out on qualification to the semi-finals of the men’s 100m race at the Tokyo Olympics.

The 23-year-old clocked 10.13s and finished 4th in the race which was Rohan Browning of Australia with Yohan Blake of Jamaica finishing 2nd.

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He did well🤝🇬🇭 Benjamin Azamati.

4th place🏆#Tokyo2020 #Olympics2021

— Taadi Boy🇬🇭©️ (@taadibanyinbagh) July 31, 2021

His time of 10.13s was not good enough to qualify as one of the fastest losers after missing out on the automatic qualification.

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Azamati who broke Leo Myles-Mills’ long-standing Ghana national record in the 100m and booked a place at this year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo with a smashing of 9.97s (1.5 m/s) sees his Olympic dreams come to a halt.

The race was the former PRESEC and University of Ghana student’s first-ever at the Olympic Games, and will be hoping to make amends when he joins the 4×100 m team.

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The next Ghanaian to take the track will be Joseph Paul Amoah in the men’s 200 m dash on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 2:05 GMT.