Sean Sarfo-Antwi could not hide his delight yesterday having helped Ghana’s 4x100m men’s relay team to book Olympic qualification at the Silesian Stadium in Chorzów, Poland.
Ghana’s quartet of Joseph Paul Amoah, Benjamin Azamati-Kwaku, Sean Sarfo-Antwi, and Joseph Oduro Manu coasted a time of 38.79 seconds to finish second in heat 1, behind the Netherlands [38.79 sec].
Having finished second, Team Ghana has successfully qualified for the upcoming summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.
Speaking in an interview after the race, Sarfo-Antwi who was simply guffawed with delight for being part of the team said he’s happy that their mission at the World Athletics Relays has been accomplished:
“This is amazing, it feels so good. We knew that we could make it,” the Enfield and Haringey Athletic Club sprinter said.
“We just had to put the pieces together. I am a happy man. We have been training well.
“We were meant to be at the Olympics. At my first leg, I played it safe.”
Meanwhile, Team Ghana will be seeking to win medal in the men’s 4x100m relay finals this evening.
Qualified final list:
Denmark – 39.06 sec
Japan – 38.98 sec
South Africa – 38.49 sec
Italy – 38.45 sec
Brazil – 38.45 sec
Netherlands – 38.79 sec
Ghana – 38.79 sec
Germany – 38.70 sec