By Landing Ceesay
The Gambia National Olympics Committee (GNOC) has announced that 5 Gambian athletes would today participate in the 200m heats at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England.
“Birmingham, England, August 3, 2022 – excitements are looming as Gambia athletics team step up their final touches into the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
“5 athletes will participate in the 200m heats on Thursday at Alexander stadium in Birmingham from 10am onwards with 2019 African Games 200m winner, Gina Bass leading that lineup,” GNOC said in a statement yesterday.
Wurrie Njadoe will run her first 200m for the country, after missing the 100m earlier on Tuesday finishing fourth, the statement added.
It continued that Team Gambia’s captain, Adama Jammeh is also ready to face off opponents in heat 8; while Sengan Jobe, and Alieu Joof would be in heat 3 and 4 respectively.
“Olympian Ebrima Camara is set to compete in the men’s 4×100 relay,” GNOC said.
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