Commonwealth Games: Ghana’s Hor Halutie finishes eighth in women’s 100m final

Ghana’s Hor Halutie failed to clinch a medal after finishing last in the women’s 100m final at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Australia.

Halutie crossed the finish line in 11.54, failing to improve her qualification time.

Hor progressed to the final as one of the fastest losers from the semi-finals with a time of 11.46.

The 19-year old, who hails from the Upper West Region is a former student of T.I. Ahmaddiya Secondary School in Kumasi.

She was Ghana’s brightest hope of landing a medal after five days at the Games.

Trinidad and Tobago’s Michelle-Lee Ahye clinched gold, upsetting favourite Christiana Williams of Jamaica.

Ahye, before the race had become the island nation’s first ever women’s 100m finalist at the Commonwealth Games, together with Khalifa St. Fort and Reyare Thomas.

As for team Ghana, the athletics contingent now await the 4x100m relay on Friday.


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