National 200m indoor record holder Joseph Amoah continued his exploits in the new season by clocking 20.97s to take first place in the men’s 200m indoor at the 2018 Bruce Lehane Scarlet and White on Saturday, 3rd February, 2018.
Amoah’s Coppin State University teammate Martin Owusu-Antwi came second with 21.10secs in the same race.
On 26th January, Amoah broke Coppin State University’s school-record in the 60m event, running 6.72s in the semi finals before finishing with 6.73s to take second place in the finals at the Penn State National Open. Amoah’s old school-record was 6.78 which he ran at the 2017 IC4A Championships.
The former Prempeh College sprinters career took a massive leap last year after joining Coppin State University. He went on to eclipse the Ghana national 200m indoor record-which had then stood in the name of Emmanuel Dasor with 20.89s- after clocking 20.80s(NR) on 5th March, 2017.
Joseph’s career ambition is to become a chartered accountant. In high school he participated in track & field at Kumasi based Prempeh College where he was named sport man of the year in 2014.