Wednesday 11th September, 2019
Accra, Sept. 11, GNA – Christian Amoah has
won three gold medals in the 89kg category at the African Junior Weightlifting
Championship in Kampala, Uganda.
Amoah, who was the sole lifter for Ghana in
the category won gold medals in both Snatch and Clean and Jerk, before crowning
it with the gold medal in the overall category.
The gold medalist, recently won three bronze
medals in the just ended African Games and one of Ghana’s Olympians went to the
coach without a coach following financial challenges but defied the odds to
make Ghana proud.
He expressed appreciation to the Ghana
Weightlifting Federation (GWF) for supporting his career and called for support
the team ahead of the Olympic Games since they have the chance of excelling at
the global event.
Amoah is expected back home on Thursday,