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Ghanaian delegates missing in Birmingham after Commonwealth Games

Ghanaian delegates missing in Birmingham after Commonwealth Games

A police report has shown that a Ghanaian representative has disappeared in Birmingham following the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

The police uncovered that a sum of 17 athletes and representatives have been accounted for missing starting from the beginning of the Games.

The number included 13 competitors and four other people who were essential for the singular groups.

Nine of the 17 missing individuals have been found while eight remain unaccounted for. Of the missing eight, two are supposed to be Pakistani fighters matured 22 and 25, named in media reports as Suleman Baloch and Nazeer Ullah Khan.

Five others are from the Sri Lankan crew and one is a representative from Ghana. Police said twelve individuals from the Sri Lankan group disappeared, of which seven have now been found.

A contender from Botswana and a competitor from Cameroon likewise disappeared however both have likewise been found. Police are working with migration authorities to guarantee the government assistance and wellbeing of every one of the individuals who have been found.

A power representative, said: “We’ve gotten a sum of 17 missing individuals reports from visiting Commonwealth Games designations – 13 competitors and four other designation individuals. Of those, nine have since been found and eight stay exceptional.

“We’re making enquiries close by migration authorities to guarantee they are protected and well,” Police told the Birmingham Mail

In the mean time, group Ghana won five awards in Birmingham.

A sum of 126 athletes and mentors addressed Ghana at the Games in Birmingham in different brandishing disciplines.

They contended in sports, badminton, boxing, ocean side volleyball, cycling (street race), field hockey, judo, table tennis, marathon, para-cycling, weightlifting, and squash.

Eventually, these athletes won five awards, taking the nation’s complete take at the Commonwealth Games to 62 decorations starting from the commencement of the Games in 1954.

Boxing conveyed Ghana’s initial three decorations at the Games, with Abraham Mensah and Joseph Commey winning silver awards, while Abdul Wahid Omar won bronze.

Mensah won a silver decoration in the Bantamweight division regardless of losing in the last to Northern Ireland’s Dylan James Eagleson.


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