Tokyo 2020: Ghanaian Athlete To Watch Today [Takyi Samuel]


Takyi Samuel, a Ghanaian boxer of the Olympic Games Men’s feather (52-57kg) in the Preliminaries Round of 32.

He managed to defeat over his opponent Ceiber Segues David from Columbia in the featherweight quarter final 3 – 2 on points.

Takyi is on his way to fight Duke Ragan from the USA on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, in the semi final.

He is 20 years of age, as he was born on 23 December, 2000. He resides in Accra, Ghana.
He is fluent in English Language.
He is a member of the Discipline Boxing Gyem, located in Accra, Ghana.
His Coaches are Accra-based Suleman Korley and Ofori Aware.
Takyi Samuel’s ambition is to win gold at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
His has cited his Coach Ofori Asare as his career inspiration.

Olympic Qualifying Results: His Olympic qualifying results show that he secured a spot for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo through his performance at the 2020 African Olympic Qualification Tournament in Dakar, Senegal. His career is coloured with wins at of the Gold Event Medal, Silver Event Medal, and the Bronze Event Medal.