Day 8 of Commonwealth Games wasn’t different from the previous days as Team Ghana again fell short of clinching medals.
Elizabeth Dadzie finished first in her 100m heat of the women’s heptathlon in a time of 13.49 seconds and 13th in the women’s high jump with a distance of 1.63 metres.
She was 12th in the shot put with a distance of 11.06 metres but she was disqualified in the 200m event.
She is 12th after 6 events with a score of 2422 points.
Agnes Abu finished 6th in the 800m heat with a personal best time of 2:02.50.
Mercy Chodo placed 18th in the finals of the women’s 50m rifle prone event with a score of 597.5.
Ghana’s pair of Daniel Sam and Emmanuel Donkor lost to their Malaysian counterparts in the men’s doubles round of 16.
Emmanuel Donkor and Stella Amasah also lost 2-0 to their Malaysian counterparts in the mixed doubles round of 16.
Emmanuel Donkor and Stella Amasah were beaten 2-0 by Jemie Lai Shevon and Soon Huat Goh of Malaysia in the mixed doubles round of 16.
Celia Baah-Danso lost 4-0 to Singapore’s Mengyu Yu in the women’s singles round of 16, with Emmanuel Asante and Bernard Sam also losing to their Singaporean opponents in the men’s doubles.
The female hockey team lost 2-0 to Wales in the penalty shootout after the tie ended 1-1. The match was the 9/10th playoff so Ghana finished 10th overall.