Meet young Ghanaian lady who holds new triple jump record with 13.77m jump

Meet young Ghanaian lady who holds new triple jump record with 13.77m jump

- A 23-year-old Ghanaian jumper by name Deborah Acquah holds the new triple jump national record with a 13.77m jump

- The young lady broke the standing record of another great jumper by name Nadia Eke which was set on January 14, 2017

- The groundbreaking achievement happened at the Charlie Thomas Invitational meet in College Station, Texas

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Ghanaian long and triple jumper, Deborah Acquah, has set a new indoor triple jump national record with a 13.77m jump at the Charlie Thomas Invitational meet in College Station, Texas.

According to a news report gathered by Citisportsonline.com, the 23-year-old lady who was born in 1996 broke the standing record of one Nadia Eke which was set on January 14, 2017.

Reports indicate that the groundbreaking feat has been chalked just 17 days after the African Games silver medallist in the long jump broke the indoor national record in the long jump with a 6.57m mark at the Ted Nelson Invitational in Texas.

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It is confirmed that Deborah Acquah also holds a Texas A&M indoor record beat the previous mark of 13.13m set by Colleen Thomas in 2011.

With the latest achievement, Deborah now holds both Ghana’s indoor long and triple jump records, which is an extraordinary stride.

Given the massive stretch Deborah Acquah just added to the previous records, it can be thought that nobody would be able to take down the record in a long time.

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In other amazing sports news, it was earlier reported that a talented Ghanaian goalkeeper has been discovered locked up at Nsawam Prison as part of a reformation initiative

In a video sighted by YEN.com.gh, the gentleman by name Arhin Aboagye was captured as he made mind-blowing saves in a football match

The goalkeeper indicates that he deserved to be behind bars due to his past life but is determined to make a great comeback and pursue a great career in goalkeeping.

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