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President of Ghana Weightlifting Federation heads Ghana Olympic Committee

President of the Ghana Weightlifting Federation (GWF), Mr. Ben Nunoo Mensah, has been elected President of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) at an elective congress held in Accra on Wednesday, March 15, 2017.

Mr. Nunoo Mensah was earlier this month elected onto the Executive Board of the Weightlifting Federation of Africa (WFA), in Algiers, Algeria.

He was also awarded by Sports Fans in Ghana as the Federation Chairman of the Year 2016, a slot he contested with President of Ghana Football Association (GFA), Mr Kwesi Nyantakyi.

The Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) also nominated him as Association Chairman of the Year.

Mr Nunoo Mensah was elected President of GWF in 2013. Under his leadership, Weightlifting in Ghana has seen a dramatic transformation and has become one of Ghana’s glorious sporting disciplines in the last three years.

Very recently in October 2016, he led the National Weightlifting Team – Black Cranes to Penang, Malaysia for the World Youth Championship and Commonwealth Youth/Junior/Senior Championships where four medals (two gold, one silver and a bronze) were won.

Congratulations Mr. Ben Nunoo Mensah!

Source: GWF