Former Ghanaian athlete, Allah Laryea-Akrong has been confirmed dead in the United States of America (USA).
Laryea-Akrong is believed to have died of leukemia on December 3, 2018. he passed on at age 35.
Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) in confirming the death of Laryea-Ankrong, expressed its deepest condolences to the family of former national athlete.
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Allah was born on May 27, 1983 in Accra.
After graduating from Ghanata Senior High School, Allah served a full-time mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Accra, Ghana (2005–2007).
He later attended Utah Valley University (2008–2013) on a Track and Field scholarship and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Technology Management.
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As a gifted athlete, Allah ran for the Ghana National Team and excelled in the 100m and 200m events. Allah holds two UVU Track and Field records as well as Top-10 All-Time Performances in seven events.
Lareyea-Akrong is survived by his wife Megan; their daughter Lily and his parents Laryea and Mercy Laryea-Akrong.
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