Ghana Make History at 2022 Unicycling World Champions as Young Rider Wins Two Medals in France

Ghana Make History at 2022 Unicycling World Champions as Young Rider Wins Two Medals in France

Lukman Mumuni
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:08 PM
  • Young Ghanaian rider Roger Haun III has won two medals for the country at the Unicycling World Championship
  • Mambora Trey won one silver and a bronze at the UNICON20 currently on going in European country France
  • The medals won by Roger Haun III are the first in the history of Ghana at the Unicycling championship

Ghanaian teen Roger Haun III has bagged two medals at the Unicycling championship in France.

The youngster became the first Ghanaian to ever win medals at the Unicycling Championship after claiming silver and bronze 30m Wheel Walk Race and 50m One-Wheel Race respectively.

In a video posted on social media, the teenager blistered past his opponents to finish second in the 30m Wheel Walk Race.

Roger Haun III, Ghana, Unicycling
Ghanaian teen Roger Haun III wins two medals at the World Unicycling Championship. Credit: @whaun
Source: Twitter
"This boy of mine took two Unicycling World Championship medals for Ghana - the nations’s first. I couldn’t be more proud of him for all his hard work and perseverance!," wrote his father on Twitter.

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"Ghana Twitter is heating up and asking for videos of Trey’s Unicycle World Championship races so here they are (apologies to those who don’t understand Mampruli but you’ll get the gist," he added.

The Unicycling Championship began on July 26 and will end on August 6.

Ghanaian sprinter Benjamin Azamati finishes first in heat 7 at Birmingham

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Benjamin Azamati made light work of his rivals in heat 7 of the 100m race at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

The 24-year-old finished the heat with an impressive time of 10.18s to qualify for the semi-finals.

In a video posted on social media, the runner blistered past his opponents and will now be waiting for his next race on Wednesday.

Botswana youngster set incredible record in 100m race

Botswana sprint sensation Letsile Tebogo channelled his inner Usain Bolt as he cruised to World Athletics U20 Championships glory.

The 19-year-old sprinter, who participated in the 100-meter race, defended his crown as the fastest human under the age of 20 in style when he set a stunning record of 9.91 seconds.

Tebogo, whose theatrics and athleticism has drawn comparisons with the legendary Usain Bolt, took a leaf out of the book of the Jamaican when he finished the 100m dash in record time while showboating at the twilight of the race.

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Lukman Abdul Mumin is a Sports Journalist based in Accra, Ghana. He has been writing for the past five years. Lukman joined Sports Brief as an Editor for the Local Desk in 2022.