Olympic bronze medalist Samuel Takyi finally receives car from Sports Ministry; video drops

Olympic bronze medalist Samuel Takyi finally receives car from Sports Ministry; video drops

Lukman Mumuni
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:53 PM
  • Samuel Takyi has been presented with a brand new car by the Sports Ministry
  • The Bronze winning medalist was handed the car and some cash prize for his exploits in Tokyo
  • Takyi won Ghana's first medal at the Olympics in over decades after finishing on the podium in Tokyo

Ghanaian boxer, Samuel Takyi, has received the car promised by President Nana Akufo-Addo after wining a bronze medal at the 2022 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

The 20-year-old boxer was handed a Nissan Sunny car by the Sports Minister, Mustapha Ussif, for his exploits in Tokyo during the Olympic Games.

In photos and a video posted on Social Media, sighted by YEN.com.gh, the young pugilist is excited after receiving the car.

Samuel Takyi and his car. SOURCE: Twitter/ @Miz_Mayy
Olympic bronze medalist Samuel Takyi finally receives car from Sports Ministry. SOURCE: Twitter/ @Miz_Mayy
Source: Twitter

Samuel Takyi won Ghana's only medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in July after reaching the semifinals of the men's featherweight.

The 'Ring Warrior' was only stopped by American Duke Ragan in the semi finals despite making history.

His medal was the country's first since 1992, earning him plaudits across the country.

Samuel Takyi presented with Bronze medal at Tokyo 2020

Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that, Ghanaian boxer, Samuel Takyi, has finally been presented with his bronze medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

In a short presentation ceremony at the Ryōgoku Kokugikan Sumo Stadium, the Ghanaian who reached the semi-finals of the boxing event, received his medal, as seen a video posted by the Ghana Olympic Committee on twitter sighted by YEN.com.gh.

Takyi was guaranteed a medal after reaching the semi-finals of the men's featherweight division after his victory over Colombian David Avila Ceiber.

Samuel Takyi inspires Ghanaian youth to chase their dreams

20-year-old bronze medalist at the just ended Olympic Games, Samuel Takyi, has some inspiring words for athletes who have dreams of reaching the highest level.

Samuel Takyi has advised young athletes to never give up on their dreams following his success at the Tokyo Olympic Games.

In a post on Twitter, by the young Boxer, sighted by YEN.com.gh, the featherweight fighter also pleaded with parents to support their children accomplish their dreams.

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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.