13Th African Games: Evans Yamoah Cadman Wins Ghana’s First-Ever Gold In Men’s High Jump

13Th African Games: Evans Yamoah Cadman Wins Ghana’s First-Ever Gold In Men’s High Jump

  • High jumper Evans Yamoah Cadman delivered a flawless performance to win gold in the men’s high jump at the 2023 All-African Games
  • The coveted medal is Ghana’s first in the event after the athlete triumphed over contests from Morocco and South Africa at the University of Ghana Stadium
  • A video of how Cadman scaled a height of 2.23m to secure the victory has captivated hearts online

Ghana’s Evans Yamoah Cadman made history and filled the hearts of sports enthusiasts with pride when he secured the country’s first-ever gold in the men’s high jump at the 13th All-African Games.

He reportedly cleared a height of 2.23m to clinch the victory, making history at the University of Ghana Stadium.

Evans Yamoah Cadman wins gold at 13th African Games.
Evans Yamoah Cadman wins Ghana’s first-ever gold in men’s high jump at All-African Games. Photo credit: @addojunr.
Source: Twitter

Cadman beats contests from Morocco-South Africa

Cadman, a University of Ghana graduate, won the hearts of students of his alma mater who had thronged the stadium to witness his spectacular performance. He did not disappoint when he beat contests from Morocco’s Hammouda Saad and South Africa’s Benjamin Links Mpho.

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The final-year University of Central Missouri student set a personal career record with his jump of 2.23m for gold.

Watch the video of Cadman’s winning jump below:

Peeps gush over the video of Evans Yamoah Cadman

Netizens gushed after Ghanaian BBC journalist George Addo Jnr posted a video of how Evans Yamoah Cadman secured the victory.

@ChapterzBanky said:

The medals are coming. Wonderful.

@Adomba_kojo asked:

So lovely! Where are the Nigerians?

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In a previous story, YEN.com.gh reported that Ghana’s U-20 women’s national football team, Black Princesses, earned a gold medal after a captivating victory over arch-rivals Nigeria’s Falconets on Thursday.

The match was a rollercoaster of emotions, with Loveth Edeh putting the Falconets in the lead in the 21st minute. However, in the late minutes, Tracy Twum’s goal brought Ghana back into the game, setting the stage for the thrilling finale.

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Mukarama Abdulai added another goal in the 99th minute of extra time. A video capturing her winning goal for Ghana has emerged on social media.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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