Petroleum House, Tema, 19 April, 2017: The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), headline sponsor of the Ghana’s Fastest Human, will on Tuesday, 25 April, launch the 2017 edition of the annualsprint competition, “GNPC Ghana’s Fastest Human”.
The President of the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, the Special Guest of Honor, will officially launch the event and unveil the 2017 programme of GNPC Ghana’s Fastest Human. The ceremony will be held at the Adidas House located in the Airport residential area in Accra.
Excited about the upcoming event, the Chief Executive Officer of GNPC, Dr. K.K. Sarpong says “GNPC is proud to be empowering the dream of Ghanaians by unearthing talents that will lift up the flag of Ghana high in athletics. We are thrilled by what the competition has achieved already and we can only see greater things happening in the near future for Ghana.”
The Ghana’s Fastest Human project is aimed at unearthing and developing well-trained 100 meters’ athletes to participate and win medals at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. The competition will also revive interest and drive mass participation of Ghanaian athletes at the district, regional and national levels.
GNPC has been sponsoring the Ghana’s Fastest Human event for the past 2 years.GFH and GNPC successfully established the flagship “GNPC speedsters Athlete Club” last year which is currently made up of four fastest men and women in Ghana.