Africa Games: Dominant Dradriga breezes into 800m final

Africa Games: Dominant Dradriga breezes into 800m final
Tom Dradriga

AFRICA GAMES - ATHLETICS |  Rising middle distance star Tom Dradriga crossed the finish line in 1st place during the 800m Semifinal 2 at the University of Ghana Stadium to secure his spot in the final.

Dradriga's impressive time of 1:48:89 edged out Ghana's Alex Amankwah, showcasing his determination and skill on the track.

Confident in his abilities, Dradriga sees the final as an opportunity to make history and rise to the challenge ahead.

"This is history," Dradriga said, acknowledging the weight of the moment.

"We must give it our all, with expectations from around the world."

He sees himself among the best athletes, viewing the competition as an opportunity to gain valuable experience and face diverse challenges.

Reflecting on his performance, Dradriga described the race as relatively easy, a testament to his preparation and dedication.

Amankwah crossed the line looking Dradriga in the back with a time of 1:48:93 second, while Ethiopia's Yohanes Tadesse Tefera secured the final automatic qualification spot with a time of 1:48:99 seconds.

With his focus now set on the final scheduled for March 20 at the University of Ghana Stadium, Dradriga remains determined to seize the opportunity and leave his mark on the track.

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