Video: Kempinski Liquid Sports Ghana Local Male Athlete of the Year- Martin Owusu-Antwi

Video: Kempinski Liquid Sports Ghana Local Male Athlete of the Year- Martin Owusu-Antwi

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Martin mom receives awardThe 2016 Kempinski Liquid Sports Ghana Awards was sponsored by the Kempinski Hotel Hold Coast City, Ethiopian Airlines, Kwese Free Sports, the Ghana Triathlon Federation and the Sports Directorate, University of Ghana, Legon.

Martin Owusu-Antwi was named Kempinski Liquid Sports Ghana local male athlete of the year 2016. Martin clocked the fastest time by a locally based athlete in the men’s 200m event, producing an impressive personal best 20.73s at the Soga Nana Memorial meet last year.

He had earlier in the year won the men’s 200m final at the 8th Africa Universities Games in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Martin had the most point’s accumulation of 1108 points, using the IAAF Scoring Tables among the top 10 nominees for this award.

Dr. Felicia Owusu-Antwi, Martin’s mother received the award on behalf of her son. The award was presented by Dr. Bella Bello Bitugu, Director of Sports at the Sports Directorate, University of Ghana, Legon.

In a video message played at the ceremony, Martin Owusu-Antwi said: “I gladly accept this award as the local male athlete of the year.”

“I want to thank Prof. Dodoo and the Ghana Athletics Association for giving me the opportunity to showcase my talent. And Liquid Sports Ghana. I want to thank my mother, my dad, my siblings, coaches and the Man up there for giving me this talent.”

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