Valco Hall, Adehye Hall Win Inter-Hall Athletics Competition

Valco Hall and Adehye Hall have won the 2016/17 Inter-Hall Athletics Competition in the Men and Women Divisions respectively.

The competition, organised by the Sports Section, saw teeming supporters of the various halls cheer their athletes up at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium.

After the two-day event, Valco hall, bagged 6 Gold, 4 Silver and 10 Bronze, in the Men Division whilst Oguaa hall had 6 Gold, 1 Silver and 2 Bronze to place second. Casely-Hayford hall had 4 Gold, 4 Silver and 3 Bronze to secure the third position. Kwame Nkrumah hall(KNH) amassed 1 Gold, 5 Silver and 3 Bronze to take the fourth position, with Atlantic hall placing fifth with 1 Gold and 4 Silver.

In the Women Division, Adehye Hall carried the day with 7 Gold, 3 Silver and 3 Bronze. Oguaa Hall placed second with 5 Gold, 5 Silver and 3 Bronze, whilst KNH had 1 Gold, 6 Silver and 1 Bronze. Valco hall received 1 Gold, 3 Silver and 6 Bronzes to place fourth. GRASAG secured 1 Gold, while Atlantic Hall placed sixth with 2 Bronze.

Frank Ennin, from Valco hall, was adjudged the best athlete in the Men Division, placing first in 110 metres Hurdles, High Jump(Record) and third in 400 metres Hurdles.

In the Women Division, Janet Mensah, from Adehye hall, was adjudged the Best Female Athlete, placing first in 200 metres (Record), 100 metres, Long Jump, 4 x 100 metres and second in 4 x 400 metres. Also, Patricia Dufie, from Adehye hall, was also crowned the Best Female Athlete, securing first in High Jump (Record), first 100 metres Hurdles, 400 metres Hurdles, 4 x 100 metres and second in the 4 x 400 metres.

The Dean of the Faculty of Education, Prof. Joseph K.  Mintah, congratulated the athletes on their exceptional performances. He urged them to train very hard ahead of the Mini- GUSA games.

The Chairman of the Sports Recreation Committee, Dr. Charles Domfeh, lauded the performances and the exhibition of good sportsmanship of the athletes. Dr. Domfeh noted that the competition witnessed 16 records, with men securing nine records and women seven records. He thanked the Directorate of Finance for instituting cash award for the Best Women Athletes.