Baffoe Places 10th Position In Weightlifting @ 2018 Commonwealth Games

Baffoe Places 10th Position In Weightlifting @ 2018 Commonwealth Games 

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Ruth Baffoe, Ghana's medal hopeful at the ongoing XXI Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, placed 10th in the women's 53kg weightlifting finals at Carrara Sports and Leisure Centre, on Friday. She has therefore missed out of an opportunity to grab a medal for Team Ghana. The 23-year old weightlifter, however, recorded a personal best of a third snatch lift of 77kg.

Speaking to the press after the finals, she said 'I was so excited, I made a personal best. Four years ago in Glasgow (2014 Commonwealth Games) I did a 71kg snatch so it's a 6kg improvement.

Meanwhile, on the Cycling Track Men's B&VI 1000m Time Trial, blind cyclist Frederick Assor finished fifth with an average speed of 41.859 and could not make it to the next stage.

In Table Tennis, at the Men's Team Group, England whalloped Ghana 3-0, before Guyana also beat the Golden Loopers who are now focused on the Singles.

Abrefa Derek and Felix Lartey want to make names for themselves are hope to improve after seeing the high level of competition.

 

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