Ghana’s males’s 4x100m relay crew booked their spot within the finals of the lads’s 4x100m relays with a blistering run of their warmth that secured the quartet a brand new nationwide file within the occasion.
The quartet of Sean Safo-Antwi, Benjamin Azamati, Emmanuel Yeboah and Joseph Paul Amoah, completed fifth in a really quick warmth with a time of 38.08s.
However regardless of their fifth place end, their time was quick sufficient to safe them a spot in Friday’s closing.
The Olympic debutants slashed 0.04s off the earlier file which stood at 38.12s, set on the 1997 World Championships in Greece by the quartet of Abu Duah, Eric Nkansah, Aziz Zakari and Emmanuel Tuffour.
Safo-Antwi received off the blocks rapidly earlier than Azamati’s blistering run on the again straight arrange Emmanuel Yeboah for a easy bend.
When he handed off to Joseph Paul Amoah, Ghana seemed within the mixture of a really aggressive subject that included america, Canada, China and Italy.
China received, Italy with the person 100m champions Marcell Jacobs completed second and 200m champion Andre De Grasse powered Canada to a third place end to safe the automated locations.
Germany, who completed 4th, additionally booked their ticket together with fifth positioned Ghana.
The boys’s 4x100m closing is slated for 13:50GMT on Friday.