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Nov 30, 2012, 10:35 AM
Gambian athlete Adama Jammeh has returned to the country after participating in the World athletics championship hosted in Beijing, China.
Jammeh represented The Gambia in the 200 metres where he finished in Africa at a time of 20.81 seconds behind two South African athletes and one Ivorian athlete.
In an interview with reporters shortly after his arrival at the Banjul International Airport on Wednesday, Jammeh said he was really impressed with his performance in the championship, adding that he was sick few days before the start of the championship, which affected his performance.
Jammeh stated that he was glad to compete with Usain Bolt and other house athletes during the championship, saying he has learned a lot from the championship.
Jammeh further stated that he was able to perform and was impressed with his performance during the championship despite that he was sick.
He revealed that he would go back and train hard for the forthcoming All African Games to be hosted in Congo Brazzaville this weekend.
The promising international superstar promised he would do his level best to bring glory to Gambia from the All African Games.