Solomon Baba Akumba, a level 300 student of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has emerged the winner of the 2018/19 Malta Guinness Maltavator Challenge, Season 2 held on Saturday at the Lizzy Sports Complex in Accra
A breathless Akumba in an interview after he was presented with a dummy cheque said he was delighted with his win and looking forward to conquering Africa.
According to him, he was not going to get complacent in his training as he readies for the contest in South Africa.
The top 6
He will be joined by five others to compete in Johannesburg including Samuel Osei Mensah and Emmanuel
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The top six was completed by Daniel Abotsi, Richard Kuevorve and Precious Appiah who received GH₵1000 each. All the finalists
The course included obstacles such as weave run through cones, high-knee runs through tyres, scrambler or low crawls, hurdles, human maze, tire flips, balance run on a log, archery, monkey bars and box jumps.
The Brands Manager of Malta Guinness, Mr Roland Ofori said he was hopeful that the winner of the Pan-African Maltavator Challenge will emerge from the six finalists.
He also commended all the participants especially those who participated during the regional qualifiers in Accra, Takoradi, Kumasi and Tamale.