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Esther Dankwah’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

IntroGhanaian sprinter
Is Athlete
From Ghana
Type Sports
Genderfemale
Birth

25 June 1982

Age38 years
Star signCancer

Esther Dankwah (born June 25, 1982) is a Ghanaian sprinter who specializes in the 100 metres. She lives in the Netherlands since 2003.

She won the bronze medal with the African 4 x 100 metres relay team at the 2006 IAAF World Cup. With the Ghanaian 4 x 100 metres relay team she won a gold medal at the 2007 All-Africa Games and a silver medal at the 2008 African Championships.

Achievements

YearCompetitionVenuePositionEventNotes
Representing  Ghana
1999African Junior ChampionshipsTunis, Tunisia4th100 m12.12
5th200 m25.03 (w)
2nd4 × 100 m relay47.13
1st4 × 400 m relay3:41.83
All-Africa GamesJohannesburg, South Africa20th (h)100 m12.15
2006African ChampionshipsBambous, Mauritius11th (h)100 m12.35
1st4 × 100 m relay44.43
2007All-Africa GamesAlgiers, Algeria15th (sf)100 m11.92
14th (sf)200 m24.24
1st4 × 100 m relay43.84
World ChampionshipsOsaka, Japan12th (h)4 × 100 m relay43.76
2008African ChampionshipsAddis Ababa, Ethiopia11th (sf)100 m11.81
2nd4 × 100 m relay44.12

Personal bests

  • 60 metres – 7.35 s (2006, indoor)
  • 100 metres – 11.56 s (2005)
  • 200 metres – 23.97 s (2007)