Ghana Para-Powerlifting Team Prepares for Paralympic Glory in Paris

Six-member team undergoes intensive training camp in France ahead of Paris 2024 Paralympic Games

The Ghana Para-Powerlifting team has arrived in Paris, France for a training camp aimed at preparing them for the upcoming Paris 2024 Paralympic Games. The team, comprising three athletes, two coaches, and a team leader, is determined to bring home medals from the Games, slated for August 28 to September 8, 2024.

The training camp, being held in Gennevilliers, is supported by the Ministry of Youth and Sports, the France Embassy in Ghana, and the Mayor of Gennevilliers. The team includes athletes Tahiru Haruna, Isaac Obeng, and Patricia Nyamekye, with Prince Nyarko and George Ohene Adu serving as coaches, and Majeed Eldeen as team leader.

The training camp provides the athletes with access to better training regimes, aimed at enhancing their performance and securing medals for Ghana at the Paralympic Games. The team’s sterling performance in Georgia has raised expectations, and they are determined to make their mark in Paris.

We are grateful for the support of our sponsors and the opportunity to train in France. We are focused on bringing glory to Ghana and making our country proud,” said Tahiru Haruna, one of the athletes.

The Ghana Para-Powerlifting team’s training camp in Paris is a testament to their dedication and commitment to excellence. With their sights set on Paralympic glory, they are sure to make a lasting impression in Paris.

Reporter: Nii Okai

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