Gina Bass wins silver medal at African Games in Morocco

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Gambia’s best female sprinter, Gina Bass has won silver medal during the women’s 100m final of the African Games in Morocco, after running for 11.13 finishing behind Ivorian Sprinter and African Champion Marie Jose Talou, who ran 11.11.

The 24-year-old sprinter earned The Gambia some of the most successful sporting outing after her silverware set a new national record of 11.13.

The achievement came with something even bigger; Gina is qualified to the 2019 World Championship in Doha next month and she will also earn her second Olympic appearance when the games serve-off in Tokyo in 2020.

In another athlete develop, a new national record has been set by the men relay team with a time of 39:20, breaking the 40.20 previous record.

Author: Arfang M.S. Camara