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Adama Jammeh into Africa Senior Championship finals

Aug 19, 2014, 10:47 AM

Gambian athlete Amada Jammeh has reached the 200meters men finals of the Africa Senior Championship currently underway in Marrakech, Morocco.

The young Gambian in the process broke his personal best timing of 20:59 seconds.

Adama finished 5th position out of 56 athletes in the men 200meter race.

He is currently ranked 9 in the 100meters with a timing of 10:41seconds.

Fellow Gambian Omar Jammeh came 5th in the semifinals with a timing of 1:49:96 seconds in the 800meters men race.

Adama expressed delight at qualifying for the final of the 200meters men Africa Senior Championship.

In conclusion he thanked the President of the Republic of The Gambia, the Gambia Athletes Association, the Gambia Prison Services, his family and the Gambian public in general.