The University for Development Studies (UDS) and the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) have set new records in the men’s and women’s 4×400 metre events in the ongoing GUSA Games.
University of Development Studies broke the record set by the University of Cape Coast (UCC) which was 3:46.16 minutes in 2018.
The team, which was made up of Kate Agyemang and Rafiatu Nuhu, bettered their performance from last year and did a time of 3:44.3633 minutes to clinch gold.
Grace Obour and her University of Ghana teammates had a bad day at the office as they could not make a podium finish despite the loud cheers from the home crowd.
UCC, however, beat all odds to win silver with a time of 3:50.709 minutes while the University of Education, Winneba was third with a time of 3:55.343 minutes.
Medal ranking and time
University for Development Studies – 3:44.363 minutes.
University of Cape Coast – 3:50.709 minutes.
University of Education, Winneba – 3:55.343 minutes.
Gad Owusu led the UEW to victory ahead of the University of Ghana and smashed the 4×400 metre record in the process. They recorded a time of 3:09.259 in the final and put the previous record of 3:11.30 minutes, which was set by the UCC, to bed.
How they finished and their times
1- University of Education, Winneba – 3:09.259
2- University of Ghana – 3:09.405 minutes
3- University for Development Studies – 3:10.867
4- University of Cape Coast – 3:11.551
5- Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology – 3:20.471