Ghana’s young athlete Solomon Diafo says he is looking forward to clocking a personal best time when he takes to the track in the Men’s 400 meters race in Argentina today.
The 17 year-old lad ,who won a bronze medal at the All African games in Algiers ,is full of confidence going into today’s track event in Buenos Aires.
When asked about his expectations ahead of the event, Diafo admitted how tough a task it would be when he takes to the track but stated emphatically that he doesn’t fear the other competitors.
“It is not easy ,looking at the other competitors. In the race, I don’t fear anyone.God is with me and he has given me strength.”
He therefore disclosed that amid doubts concerning his performance after changing management , he is ever ready to prove critics wrong with his performance.
“I’ve heard people say I have changed my coach so I wont be able to clock my best time here but I want to make Ghana and my coach proud and prove critics wrong.
” I want to run a personal best of at least 45 secs”.He told Joy Sports.
The young athlete has set sight on making Ghana proud as the country awaits its name in the medal books in Argentina.
Meanwhile ,Beach Volleyball pair of Eric Tsatsu and Kelvin Carboo will be up against Costa Rica today as Sandra Owusu also starts her journey today in the weightlifting category.