Meet the super-talented Ghanaian long-distance runner who is an amputee

Meet the super-talented Ghanaian long-distance runner who is an amputee

- A young Ghanaian lady named Diana Kumbetel who has an amputation, is fast becoming a force to reckon with in athletics

- The long-distance runner was very recently at the sidelines of the Sekondi-Takoradi Marathon where she placed 20th

- Running requires upper body movement and the balancing of muscles to push one forward, which is a challenge the athlete has had to live with

Trending topics on the go: How we write news at YEN.com.gh

Diana Kumbetel, an 18-year-old Nadoli Junior High School student is making great strides as an athlete despite having a disability that sets her back.

The young lady has an amputation and as running requires upper body movement and improving one's muscle balance, this has been a challenge Diana has had to live with.

According to the Ghana News Agency, Diana revealed in an interview that her decision to go into sports was inspired by her older sibling who was quite successful in the venture.

Kantanka unveils special high-security & bulletproof car made for the president
Meet the super-talented Ghanaian long-distance runner who is an amputee

Meet the super-talented Ghanaian long-distance runner who is an amputee Credit: Ghanaweb.com; Ghananewsonline.com
Source: UGC

“I started running back in 2018, mainly because my sister had been able to achieve her dreams of becoming a top athlete through sports. So I also want to use sports to get to the top level and achieve my dream of winning a marathon event in the near future", she said.

The super-talented long-distance runner was very recently at the sidelines of the Sekondi-Takoradi Marathon where she placed 20th.

Her medium-term goal is to be in the service be it military, police or nary.

Meanwhile, Kantanka Automobile, led by Safo Kantanka Jr, has unveiled a special high-cost and security vehicle that has purposely been designed for the president of Ghana.

In a video sighted by YEN.com.gh on the official Youtube channel of Celebritiesbuzz, the CEO of the company made the astounding declaration during the recent Kantanka exhibition.

The Ghanaian group of companies, as readers would recall, held an end-of-year exhibition ceremony of their interesting innovations, which was the 40th of its kind.

6 times in 2020 Benedicta Gafah heated up the net with stylish photoshoots

Enjoy reading our stories? Join YEN.com.gh's Telegram channel!

Subscribe to watch new videos

Never miss important updates! Download YEN's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major Ghana news!

Source: Yen.com.gh

Online view pixel