Gambia: Gina Bass Storms to Semis On Fastest Timing

Gambia track and field queen Gina Bass yesterday gate crashed the semi-finals of the African Games on an impressive record, Foroyaa Sport can report.

Athletics began on Sunday and Gina made sure see she teed off on a prepossessing note by coming top of Heat-5 on 11.38 seconds in the 100m.

The 24-year-old beat off competitions from Nigerian Alphonsus Aniekeme (11.67seconds) and Ghana's Yacouba Ama Acheampong (11.83), surpassing her gold medal Islamic Games 11.56 feat.

The performance earned her ticket to the semis of the ongoing African Games in Morocco.

Gina is joined into women's semis by compatriot Fatou Sanneh who came fourth in Heat-4.

In the male category, Ebrima Saine came first while captain Adama Jammeh settled for a second place in their respective heats with both through to the semis as well.

Gambia clutched its first ever gold in the continental games after Sainey Jawo and Babou Jarra dominated headlines in the beach volleyball category.

Previous articleIs The EU Ambassador Correct In Stating That The MOU Was Not Signed And Was Also In Contravention To The Constitution?

See What Everyone is Watching

More From: Foroyaa

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 700 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.