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    NPC GHANA: Para-Athletes Team Leave Accra for 2024 Marrakech WPA Grand Prix in Morocco

    A 5-Member Ghana Para-Athletes of the National Paralympic Committee of Ghana led by Coach Ibrahim Aminu Suleman today 24th April 2024 leaves Accra to Marrakech Morocco to participate in the 2024 Marrakech World Para Athletics Grand Prix which is slated for 25th to 28th April 2024.

    This event is part of the qualification events to Paris 2024 Paralympic Games and it will serve as an opportunity for classification for the first Ghanaian Para-Athletes in the field of shot put, standing javelin and discuss throwing in the person of Edmund Govina. 

    The other members of the team who have been classified already are 21 year old Amos Ahiagah, right arm amputee will be competing in  100 meters, 200 meters, 400 meters and men’s long jump events, whiles a 19 year old Diana Kuubetegr also an arm amputee will compete in the women’s 800 meters and 1,500 meters events. 

    Zinabu Issah who is an experienced para-athlete will be competing in women’s sitting shot put, discuss throw and javelin events.

    This young para-athletes team are poised in qualifying for the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games and will call on corporate bodies to support the National Paralympic Committee of Ghana with funds to enable them attend other Paris 2024 Paralympic Games qualification events coming up in France.

    The team is being sponsored by the President of the African Paralympic Committee Mr Samson Deen with logistic support from the Ministry of Youth and Sports.

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