Participating on the greatest stage in Athletics is the dream of each athlete, and much more important for athletes from these elements merely due to how tough it’s to attain qualifying standards. To put this in correct context, lengthy jumper, Abraham Seaneke would have been the first to symbolize Ghana at the World Athletics Championship for the first time since Ignatius Gaizer final did in 2005.

Seaneke’s soar of 8.22m in June meant a giant dream had simply come true.

“It was an exciting and relieving feeling looking at the struggle and what I’d been through before I made that mark, it was a big relief. I kept believing and I knew my potential. Sometimes I go to meets and I don’t get the results I want but the signs are always there. There’s always something positive to duel on in all the meets that I went to and didn’t get the performance that I wanted,” Sean explained.

Abraham Seaneke: When qualifying for the World Athletics Championships meant not being there

Seaneke’s superb leap of 8.22m (+2.0m/s) at the ECC Club Outdoors occasion in the United States meant he had secured the precise qualification mark for entry into the 2022 World Athletics Championship in Eugene, however the drama had solely begun.

2022 had been a difficult year for Seaneke in so some ways – with out an agent – the battle to discover competitions that might give him the alternative to make the qualification mark was uncommon. From his abode in Texas to the attainable venue have been actually costly spherical journeys to make, as a teary-eyed Seanke explained.

“One time I drove for about 10 hours to Arizona to compete in a meet and when I got there, the competitors were only four and you know long jump situation when you have only four competitors on the field, you don’t have the nod to be able to jump as far as you want.

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